Test ID: Z0089
CPT code: 86381
Specimen Type: Red or SST
Frequency: 2 – 3 days
Instructions: 1 mL Serum from Red or SST, Ambient. Min 0.3 mL.
Text: The presence of mitochondrial antibodies can be used with clinical findings and other laboratory tests to aid in the diagnosis of primary biliary cirrhosis. AMA have been reported in 90-96% of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis. AMA are also occasionally found in patients with other liver diseases, including chronic hepatitis and cryptogenic cirrhosis
Methodology: Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)