Ej Ab [Presence] in Serum by Line blot
This term was created for, but is not limited in use to, the submitter's test strip, a membrane strip pre-coated with a specific set of antigens in parallel lines. If antibodies to any of those antigens are present in the patient's serum, they will bind to the specific antigen. The bound patient antibodies are then detected using labelled anti-human antibodies. Various manufacturers classify this method as an immunoblot technique. LOINC uses the immunoblot (IB) method to mean that some electrophoretic/chromatographic separation occurs such that position (size) of the band is part of the assessment (as in Western blot). Because this assay does not involve a separation step but rather uses strips with pre-fixed antigens, the LOINC Method is Line blot.
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Aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases (ARS) are enzymes that link amino acids to tRNA molecules and therefore play a key role in protein synthesis. Each ARS is specific for a single amino acid. [NCBI Books: NBK22356] Autoantibodies to ARS are a hallmark of connective tissue diseases including anti-synthetase syndrome (ASS) and idiopathic inflammatory myopathies such as polymyositis (PM) and dermatomyositis (DM). ASS, PM and DM have overlapping features, including myositis, arthralgia, skin manifestations and interstitial lung disease. Antibodies to several specific ARS enzymes have been identified, including anti-histidyl (anti-Jo-1), anti-threonyl (anti-PL-7), anti-alanyl (anti-PL-12), anti-glycyl (anti-Ej), anti-isoleucyl (anti-Oj), anti-asparaginyl (anti-Ks), anti-phenylalanyl (anti-Zo), and anti-tyrosyl (anti-Ha). Different antibodies or patterns of antibodies have been associated with specific clinical features. Anti-Jo-1, anti-Ej, and anti-PL-7 antibodies are associated with myositis, including classic DM, clinically amyopathic DM (CADM) and PM. Anti-PL-12 alone is associated with CADM or interstitial lung disease (ILD). Anti-Ej and anti-PL-12 together are associated with CADM. Anti-Ks and anti-Oj are associated with ILD alone. PMID: 23573256 Anti-Ha and anti-Zo antibodies are the most recent autoantibodies to be identified in patients with symptoms of ASS. PMID: 17392287 Identifying the particular anti-ARS antibodies associated with an individual patient's disease may help guide treatment and predict clinical outcomes. Source: Regenstrief LOINC, PMID: 23573256
- Ej Ab
- Line blot
- Short Name
- Ej Ab Ser Ql Line blot
- Display Name
- Ej Ab Line blot Ql (S)
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- Ej antibody, Blood
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|PositiveCopyright http://snomed.info/sct ID:10828004 Positive (qualifier value)||LA6576-8|
|NegativeCopyright http://snomed.info/sct ID:260385009 Negative (qualifier value)||LA6577-6|
- First Released
- Version 2.58
- Last Updated
- Version 2.66
- Change Reason
- This term was created for an assay that uses a membrane strip pre-coated with a specific set of antigens in parallel lines. Because the antigens are seperated by electrophoresis/chromatographic separation during manufacturing, not during the test procedure itself, this test was assigned a LOINC Method of Immunoassay (IA) and not Immunoblot (IB). However, upon further review of IA, IB, and Immunoblot strip methodologies and regulatory distinctions between these, we changed the Method from IA to Line blot so that users can distinguish between these three Methods. The meaning of the term has not changed since it was created for an IB strip assay as described in the term description.
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|es-ES||Spanish (Spain)||Ej Anticuerpos:
|es-MX||Spanish (Mexico)||Ej Ab:
|fr-CA||French (Canada)||Ej , Ac:
|fr-FR||French (France)||Ej anticorps:
|it-IT||Italian (Italy)||Ej Ab:
Synonyms: anticorpo Presenza o Soglia Punto nel tempo (episodio) Siero Sierologia (anticorpi e la maggior parte degli ant
|nl-NL||Dutch (Netherlands)||ej As:
|zh-CN||Chinese (China)||Ej 抗体:
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