This test is used to confirm diagnosis of polymyositis.
This Test Includes
Anti Jo - 1 antibody
Total parameters available: 1
Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.
Why it is Done
Evaluating patients with signs and symptoms compatible with a connective tissue disease, especially those patients with muscle pain and limb weakness, concomitant pulmonary signs and symptoms, Raynaud phenomenon, and arthritis.
What is this test
Jo 1 Antibodies are a marker for diseases, polymyositis and occur most commonly in myositis patients who also have interstitial lung disease.