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Mitochondrial Antibody *

SIM

15295 

CPT

83516 

Synonyms

AMA; M2; Mitochondrial  Ab.;  M2 Ab. 

Specimen Type

Serum 

Container

Red-top or gold-top tube

Collection Instructions

Volume

Volume:  1 ml. 
Min. volume : 0.3 ml. 

Additional Information

Presence of mitochondrial antibodies can be used in conjunction with clinical findings and other lab tests to aid in diagnosis of primary biliary cirrhosis (PCB).

Patient Preparation

Specimen Processing Instructions

 Once in the lab ,separate serum from cells if using red-top tube

Transport Requirements

Room Temperature or Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Room Temperature or Refrigerated : 14 days 

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis ; lipemia ; bacterial contamination; plasma

Reference Range

Reference range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Mitochondrial antibody 

Methodology

Enzyme-linked immunoabsorbent assay (ELISA) 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

006650 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride

Reviewed Date

2/20/2018

Supplemental

* Denotes Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 20, 2018

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