Anti-SLA LP Antibody

Abbrev Code:SLALP   
Order Code:LAB4390Order Name:Anti-SLA LP Antibody
Synonyms:Liver-Pancreas Antigen (LP); SLA/LP; Soluble Liver Antigen Antibody, IgG
Methodology:Semi-quantitative enzyme linked immunobsorbent assay
CPT Codes: 83516 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-4 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.8 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: 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.
Stability:2 days at room temp; 2 weeks refrigerated; 1 year frozen
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:55235


Reference Range:

0.0-20.0 U


20.1-24.9 U


Greater than or equal to 25.0 U




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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