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Test 57186 :

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.

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