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Test Code:
090-31-1130-01

Order Name:
Anti Smooth Muscle Ab (ASMA) **

 
Useful For:
Chronic active (autoimmune) hepatitis
 
Methodology:
IFA (Indirect immunofluorescence assay)
 
AliasesName:
Smooth Muscle Antibodies, Serum
Actin
F-actin
SMA (Smooth Muscle Antibodies)
SMA, Anti
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-31-1130-01

Order Name:
Anti Smooth Muscle Ab (ASMA) **

 
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 OK
Other: N/A
 
Specimen Stabillity:
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated, 2oC to 8oC (preferred) 14 days
Serum Frozen 14 days
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-31-1130-01

Order Name:
Anti Smooth Muscle Ab (ASMA) **

 
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:
090-31-1130-01

Order Name:
Anti Smooth Muscle Ab (ASMA) **

 
 
Clinical Information:
Serum from patients with autoimmune chronic active hepatitis contain antibodies to smooth muscle antigens that are detectable by indirect immunofluorescence on substrates that contain smooth muscle. The antibodies are predominantly of the IgG isotype. Other diseases in this differential diagnosis group include primary biliary cirrhosis, chronic viral hepatitis, and alcoholic chronic hepatitis.
 
Reference Value:
Negative
 
Interpretation:
Positive result, the chronic active autoimmune hepatitis is suspected
 
Clinical Reference:
1. Ramathibodi Laboratory Guide book 
2. www.mayomedicallaboratories.com (Retrieved: 18 Jan 2019)