PM-Scl Antibody, ID
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.
REFERENCE RANGE: NEGATIVE
INTERPRETIVE CRITERIA: Negative : Antibody not detected
Positive: Antibody detected
PM-Scl antibody is detected in over 90% of patients with polymyositis (PM) and scleroderma (Scl) overlap syndrome, but only in about 8% of all myositis patients and only 3% of all scleroderma patients.
Test Performed by: Focus Diagnostics, Inc.
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