Clinical Information Discusses physiology, pathophysiology, and general clinical aspects, as they relate to a laboratory test
MI-2 is a Myositis specific Autoantibody and is seen in 5-10% of
Myositis and in 5% of Juvenile Myositis cases. MI-2 is also positive
in classic dermatomyositis, mild to moderate weakness with V and
Shawl sign rashes, and cuticular overgrowth associated in adults;
good response to therapy.
Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.
Test Performed by: RDL Reference Laboratory, Inc.
10755 Venice Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90034