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Smooth Muscle Antibody *

SIM

15393 

CPT

83516 

Synonyms

ASMA; SMA; Actin ; Actin Antibody ; Antiactin 

Specimen Type

Serum 

Container

Red-top or gold-top tube

Collection Instructions

Volume

Volume: 1 mL 
Minimum  volume:  0.3 mL 

Additional Information

Detection of antibodies aids in the diagnosis of autoimmune liver diseases such as autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) and primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) 

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

Reference Range

Reference Range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Smooth Muscle Antibody 

Methodology

Enzyme –linked immunoabsorbent assay (ELISA) 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

006643 

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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