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LKM-M
LIVER / KIDNEY MICROSOME TYPE 1 ANTIBODIES, SERUM

Test Code LKM-M 
Test LIVER / KIDNEY MICROSOME TYPE 1 ANTIBODIES, SERUM 
Methodology Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) 
Description Useful for detecting a clinically specific antibody in patients with autoimmune hepatitis (type 2). 
Specimen Draw blood in either a plain, red-top tube or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 0.5 mL (minimum: 0.2 mL) of serum FROZEN in a plastic vial. 
Reference Values <= 20.0 Units (Negative)
20.1 - 24.9 Units (Equivocal)
>= 25.0 Units (Positive)

Reference values apply to all ages. 

Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday, Wednesday, Friday 
CPT Code(s) 86376