Mitochondrial M2 Antibody, IgG


Sunquest Code:MITM2  
Epic Code:LAB6945Epic Name:Mitochondrial M2 Antibody, IGG
Synonyms:Anti-Mitochondrial; AMA
Methodology:Fluorescent enzyme immunoassay
CPT Code:83516
Turnaround Time:Testing is performed twice weekly; results are reported within 4 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Green (lithium heparin, gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel), Purple (EDTA), Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Hemolyzed; lipemic, or microbially contaminated samples.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Separate serum from cells ASAP. Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Endocrine  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:

Less than 4 U/mL

 



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