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AMA
ANTIMITOCHONDRIAL ANTIBODIES, SERUM

Test Code AMA 
Test ANTIMITOCHONDRIAL ANTIBODIES, SERUM 
Methodology Indirect Immunofluorescence 
Description Useful for diagnosis of autoimmune diseases.

Includes AMA screen. If the screen is positive, a titer will automatically be performed at an additional charge. 

Specimen Draw blood in either a plain, red-top tube or an serum gel tube. Spin down and send 2.0 mL (0.5 mL minimum) of serum refrigerated. 
Reference Values Negative
If positive, titer will be performed. 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Tuesday, Friday 
CPT Code(s) 86255  Screen
86256  Titer, if indicated