Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Overnight fasting is preferred.
Stability (Room): 6 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 week
Stability (Frozen): 2 weeks
Method: Immunofluorescence Assay
Comment: For SERIAL DILUTIONS, use test code S085.
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 7 – 15 days
Usage: Mitochondrial antibody is present in approximately > 90% patients with Primary Biliary Cirrhosis. This assay is not useful for indicating the prognosis of the disease or monitoring the course of the disease.
Disease: Autoimmune disorders, Disorders of Liver
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: Overnight fasting is preferred.