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Test ID SMA Smooth Muscle Antibodies, Serum

Useful For

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

Method Name

Indirect Immunofluorescence

Reporting Name

Anti-Smooth Muscle Ab

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.8 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

Negative

If positive, results are titered.

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 11 a.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86255

86256-Titer (if appropriate)

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SMA Anti-Smooth Muscle Ab 26971-2

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
6284 Anti-Smooth Muscle Ab 26971-2

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following forms with the specimen:

-General Request (T239)

-Gastroenterology and Hepatology Client Test Request (T728)