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Test Code:
AMA

Order Name:
Anti Mitochondrial Ab (AMA) **

 
Useful For:
Establishing the diagnosis of primary biliary cirrhosis
 
Methodology:
IFA (Indirect immunofluorescence assay)
 
AliasesName:
Mitochondrial Antibodies, Serum
AMA (Antimitochondrial Antibodies)
Antimitochondrial Antibodies
Primary biliary cirrhosis
 
 
 
Test Code:
AMA

Order Name:
Anti Mitochondrial Ab (AMA) **

 
Patient Preparation:
N/A
 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
Blood/ Plain blood (Red top) 6 mL, 1 tube
 
Specimen Testing Type:
Serum, minimum volume 2 mL
 
Sub Mission Container:
Plastic tube
 
Rejection Criteria:
Hemolysis: Mild OK; Gross reject
Lipemia: Mild OK; Gross reject
Icterus: Mild OK; Gross reject
Other: N/A
 
Specimen Stabillity:
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated, 2oC to 8oC (preferred) 21 days
Serum Frozen 21 days
 
 
 
Test Code:
AMA

Order Name:
Anti Mitochondrial Ab (AMA) **

 
Method detail:
IFA (Indirect immunofluorescence assay)
 
Schedule:
N/A **Sent Out to Ramathibodi
 
Turnaround Time:
Received specimen to reported within 7 days
(exception for official holidays)
 
Performing Location:
Ramathibodi
Referral Lab Services, Laboratory Department 14160-2
 
 
 
Test Code:
AMA

Order Name:
Anti Mitochondrial Ab (AMA) **

 
 
Clinical Information:
Antimitochondrial antibodies (AMA) are detectable by indirect immunofluorescence in more than 90% of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC)
 
Reference Value:
Negative
 
Interpretation:
Positive result for antimitochondrial antibody (AMA) are indicated for primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC)

Cautions: Positive results are found (infrequently) in patients with CREST (calcinosis, Raynaud’s phenomenon, esophageal hypomotility, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasia) syndrome, relatives of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis and other autoimmune diseases.
 
Clinical Reference:
1. Ramathibodi Laboratory Guide book
2. www.mayomedicallaboratories.com (Retrieved: 18 Jan 2019)