Smooth Muscle Antibody

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Sample type: Serum

Test name: Smooth Muscle Antibody

Condition / Indication: autoimmune liver screen

Special precautions & notes: Part of the Autoimmune Liver Disease Screen. Antibodies to smooth muscle are common and usually non-specific.  Unlikely to be of clinical significance if liver function is normal (otherwise consider autoimmune hepatitis)

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 2 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Immunology

Turnaround time: 4 working days