Anti-SLA LP Antibody


Sunquest Code:SLALP  
Epic Code:LAB4390Epic Name:Anti-SLA LP Antibody
Synonyms:Liver-Pancreas Antigen (LP); SLA/LP; Soluble Liver Antigen Antibody, IgG
Methodology:Semi-quantitative enzymed linked immunoassorbent assay
CPT Code:83516
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-4 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.8 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Hemolyzed, lipemic, contaminated or heat-inactivated specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.3 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:55235


Interpretive

Reference Range:

0.0-20.0 U

Negative

20.1-24.9 U

Equivocal

Greater than or equal to 25.0 U

Positive

 

 

Use:The presence of SLA antibodies has almost 100% specificity for autoimmune hepatitis, although only 12-30% have these antibodies. Thus, a negative SLA IgG test does not rule out autoimmune hepatitis.


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