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Lonic Code

 

Test Name

AMA

Synonyms

Mitochondrial Ab, M2, AMA

Test Consists

 

Specimen Requirements

2.0 mL blood

Volume and Container

5.0 mL gold top SST blood tube

Storage and Transport

Serum stored refrigerated until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Jacksonville

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Specimens other than serum, gross hemolysis, warm serum, gross lipemia

Turn Around Time

3-8 business days from time of collection

Availability

Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, except observed holidays

CPT / HCPCS Code

83516

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

38,890,277

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

Establishing the diagnosis of PBC

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory Jacksonville

Schedule

Test performed Monday-Saturday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Jacksonville

Request Form

 

Methodology

EIA

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

 

Reference Range

See reference lab report

Limitations and Contraindications

 

Interpretation

Positive results for AMA of M2 specificity are highly specific for PBC, and false-negative results are rare.  A positive result in a patient with clinical features of PBC is virtually diagnostic for this disease.

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref MITO, Ref Anti-Mitocon Ab

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir