Liver Cytosol Antibody


Sunquest Code:LCAB  
Epic Code:LAB4354Epic Name:Liver Cytosol Aby
Methodology:Enzyme immunoassay
CPT Code:86376
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 10-12 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute, San Juan Capistrano. Performance characteristics refer to the analytical performance of this test.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Red or gold (gel))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge ASAP and aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Samples are stable for 7 days refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Quest)
Referral Lab number:10527


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:Liver cytosol autoantibodies (LC-1) can be detected in patients with autoimmune hepatitis type 2 in the presence or absence of Liver-Kidney Microsome (LKM) autoantibodies. LC-1 are typically not associated with autoimmune hepatitis type 1, primary biliary cirrhosis or drug induced hepatitis.


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