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Mitochondria M2 Ab, IgG, EIA

Lab Section: 

Immunology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB5695

 

Methodology: 

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Schedule: 

Monday, Thursday

Reported: 

4 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 5.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.
Unacceptable conditions: Grossly hemolyzed specimens
Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 3 months

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: The presence of mitochondria antibodies can be used in conjunction with clinical findings and other laboratory tests to aid in the diagnosis of primary biliary cirrhosis.

Reference Interval: 

Reference Range for the Mitchondrial M2 Antibody, IgG:
<= 20 Units - Negative
20.1-24.9 Units - Equivocal 
=> 25 Units - Positive

CPT Code(s): 

83516

Last Changed: 

12/27/2016 15:32:43

Last Reviewed: 

8/24/2017 3:13:09 PM