Mitochondrial antibody

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

Discipline: Immunology

Turnaround time: 4 days