Liver Cytosol (LC-1) Autoantibody

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Liver Cytosol Aby
Methodology:Enzyme immunoassay
CPT Codes: 86376 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 10-12 days.

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

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: 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.
Stability:48 hours at room temperature; 7 days refrigerated; 60 days frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Quest Diagnostics)
Referral Lab number:10527


Reference Range:<15 u/mL
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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