Mitochondrial M2 Antibody, IgG


Abbrev Code:MITM2   
Order Code:LAB6945Order Name:Mitochondrial M2 Antibody, IGG
Synonyms:Anti-Mitochondrial; AMA
Methodology:Fluorescent enzyme immunoassay
CPT Codes: 86361 x1, 86361 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed twice per week; 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)
Alternate Containers: 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.
Stability:7 days refrigerated
Test Performed at or Referral Lab UM Specialty Core/Prot/Endo (Phadia ELiA G) 


Interpretive

Reference Range:

Less than 4 U/mL

 



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