Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA), Mouse stomach kidney substrate
Has been identified in a subpopulation of patients with idiopathic autoimmune chronic active hepatitis, in patients with idiopathic cirrhosis and in patients with halothane-induced and tienilic acid induced hepatitis.
- Anti LKM
- Microsomal (Liver/Kidney) Antibodies
- LIVER-KIDNEY MICROSOMAL AB
- LIVER KIDNEY MICROSOMAL AB
Collect specimen in SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate up to 3 days. Specimen should be frozen if it's not going to be received in Immunology within 3 days of collection.
If another autoantibody including Parietal Cell Antibody, Mitochondrial Antibody, or Smooth Muscle Antibody is noted to be present during the performance of this test, the client will be notified via a footnote in the report. Please contact the MLabs Client Services Center to request the additional auto-antibody; there will be a separate charge for each auto-antibody test ordered.