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1 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)
Plastic screw-cap vial
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
Serum Separator Tube (SST®)
|Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute|
|33608 Ortega Highway|
|San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675|
Set up: Sun, Mon, Tues, Thurs; Report available: 6 days
Scleroderma may be localized or diffuse (Progressive Systemic Sclerosis [PSS]) and may involve skin, gastrointestinal tracts, lungs, vascular and cardiac systems, and kidneys. PM-1 (PM-Scl) Antibody is present in approximately one-fourth of patients with the polymyositis/scleroderma overlap syndrome, 8% of patients with polymyositis alone and 2-5% of patients with scleroderma alone.
Polymyositis Associated Antibody
The Result and LOINC information listed below should not be used for electronic interface maintenance with Quest Diagnostics. Please contact the Quest Diagnostics Connectivity Help Desk for more information at 800-697-9302.NOTE: The codes listed in the table below are not orderable Test Codes.
|Result Name||LOINC Code||Component Name|
|Z7242||PM-SCL AB||14131-7||PM-1 Ab|
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