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The Jo-1 test is a chemiluminescent immunoassay (CLIA), for use on IDS automated analyzer. It is used for the quantitative determination of the specific IgG antibodies directed against the Jo-1 (histidyl-tRNA synthetase) antigen in human samples of serum or plasma (EDTA).

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