Sample type: Serum
Test name: Mitochondrial antibody a.k.a. AMA
Condition / Indication: autoimmune liver screen
Special precautions & notes: Part of the Autoimmune Liver Disease Screen - M2 pattern in >90% PBC; 20-25% CAH. Confirmation performed by liver line blot.
Container: Serum (Gold top)
Ideal volume (mL): 2 mL
Referred outside NBT for analysis? No
Turnaround time: 4 days