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pawsPathologyManual: Anti-Smooth Muscle Ab

Lonic Code

 

Test Name

Anti-Smooth Muscle Ab

Synonyms

Smooth Muscle Antibodies, ASMA, Anti-Smooth Muscle Ab

Test Consists

If positive, result is titered

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 tranport 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

86255; 86256 (if appropriate)

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

38,891,252

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

Evaluating patients with chronic liver disease in whom the diagnosis of chronic active autoimmune hepatitis is suspected

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

Indirect Immunofluorescence

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

 

Reference Range

See reference lab report

Limitations and Contraindications

 

Interpretation

Antibody titers in the range of 80-320 occur commonly in patients wtih active chronic hepatitis

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref SMMU, Ref Smooth MuscleAb

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir