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Anti Jo 1 antibody

Overview

Anti Jo 1 Antibody blood test is performed to determine a disease called idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM).

What is the Anti Jo 1 Antibody test?

Anti Jo 1 Antibody test is a myositis autoantibody test that is used to determine a disease called idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM). The Anti Jo 1 Antibody is found in patients with pure polymyositis, pure dermatomyositis, or myositis related to various other rheumatic disorders.

Why is the Anti Jo 1 Antibody test suggested?

The Anti Jo 1 Antibody test is performed when a patient experiences the following symptoms:

  • Muscle weakness.
  • Dark coloured Urine.
  • Slow reflexes.

 How is the Anti Jo 1 Antibody test performed?

The Anti Jo 1 Antibody test is performed in the following steps:

  • The patient is made to sit and the vein is detected by tying a cord. The whole area is cleaned using an antiseptic solution.
  • The blood is extracted from the vein and sent for testing.

What are the parameters measured in the Anti Jo 1 Antibody test?

The Anti Jo 1 Antibody test is used to determine the presence of the Anti Jo 1 antibody in the blood. It is an important marker to detect idiopathic inflammatory myopathies.

What are the parameters measured in the Anti Jo 1 Antibody test?

The Anti Jo 1 Antibody test is used to determine the presence of the Anti Jo 1 antibody in the blood. It is an important marker to detect idiopathic inflammatory myopathies.

Post-care after Anti Jo 1 antibody test

Anti Jo 1 antibody test does not require any special post-care. The patient can go home immediately after the test.

Sample types of Anti Jo 1 antibody test

The Anti Jo 1 Antibody test requires a blood sample.

 

Side effects of the Anti Jo 1 Antibody test?

The Anti Jo 1 Antibody test has no side effects. The patient may experience mild pain while collecting blood.

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