JOINTstat™ is a standard laboratory test.
Similar to other laboratory tests, a sample of blood is drawn in a tube and analysed by the lab.
Similar to how common laboratory tests are performed, JOINTstat™ involves the collection of a blood sample in a tube that is tested in a laboratory for the quantification of the 14-3-3η protein. Test results are reported to the ordering doctor for interpretation, alongside a clinical assessment.
Where is JOINTstat™ available?
In Canada, JOINTstat™ is available through LifeLabs Medical Laboratories Services.
In the United States, the 14-3-3η diagnostic test is available through Quest Diagnostics and RDL Reference Laboratory.