Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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MITOCHONDRIA (M2) ANTIBODY

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2688         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
Reference interval:
Negative <4 U/mL
Interpretation guide:
Negative <4 U/mL
Equivocal 4-6 U/mL
Positive >6 U/mL
CPT code(s):
86381
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 Immunoassay (EIA)
Synonyms:
AMA, Anti-Mitochondrial Antibody
Primary biliary cirrhosis; gp210 antibody; sp100 antibody
PBC IGG/IGA antibody
PBC
Clinical significance:
Mitochondrial antibody (M2) is present in approximately 95% of patients with Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC).
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 07/12/2022

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Immunology
Technical Lead: Kathy Hurst
Frequency: Two days per week, 1st shift.
Performed STAT? No
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