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Test ID: FMI2    
MI-2

Clinical Information Discusses physiology, pathophysiology, and general clinical aspects, as they relate to a laboratory test

 

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.

Negative

 

Test Performed by: RDL Reference Laboratory, Inc.

                                      10755 Venice Boulevard

                                      Los Angeles, CA 90034

Interpretation Provides information to assist in interpretation of the test results

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.