Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

ANTI-MITOCHONDRIAL AB

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
PBC      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 83516.08         Geisinger Epic ID: 34848

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
0.5 mL serum; minimum 0.2 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge and submit 0.5 mL serum. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred). Room temperature (stable 8 hours) and frozen specimens also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 8 hours. 2-8°C: 48 hours. Frozen: 6 months.
Rejection criteria:
Specimen stability exceeded; specimen grossly hemolyzed.

TEST DETAILS
Interpretation guide:
Negative: ≤ 20 units; Equivocal: 20.1 - 24.9; Positive: ≥ 25
CPT code(s):
83516
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Antibody detection to PBC IGA/IGG antibody.
Methodology:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Synonyms:
AMA, Anti-Mitochondrial Antibody
Primary biliary cirrhosis; gp210 antibody; sp100 antibody
PBC IGG/IGA antibody
Clinical significance:
The presence of antibodies to anti-mitochondrial, gp210 and sp100 when used in conjunction with clinical findings and other laboratory tests can aid in the diagnosis of primary biliary cirrhosis.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Stacy Kenyon, PhD, DABCC
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 10/24/2018

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Immunology
Technical Lead: Kathy Hurst
Frequency: Wednesday, Saturday, 1st shift
Performed stat? No
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