Days Set Up
Tuesday, Friday
Analytic Time

8 hours

MiChart Code
Antimitochondrial Antibody
Soft Order Code
MITO

Test Updated:

Synonyms

AMA
Antimitochondrial Antibody
Liver Mitochondrial Antibody
Mito
Mito Ab
Mitochondrial Antibody

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA), Mouse stomach kidney substrate

Test Usage

Useful in providing confirmatory evidence in the diagnosis of primary biliary cirrhosis.

Reference Range

Negative

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect specimen in SST tube. Specimen should be frozen if it's not going to be received in Immunology within 3 days of collection.

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.
Specimen should be frozen if it's not going to be received in Immunology within 3 days of collection.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.2 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
86256
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
5247-2

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.