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Smooth Muscle Antibody, IgG Titer
0051244
Ordering Recommendation

May be helpful in evaluating for autoimmune liver disease. For a more comprehensive reflex panel, refer to Autoimmune Liver Disease Evaluation with Reflex to Smooth Muscle Antibody (SMA), IgG by IFA (2007210).

Mnemonic
*ASM TITER
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-3 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube 
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.15 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated 
Unacceptable Conditions
Contaminated, hemolyzed, or severly lipemic specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 48 hours, Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year 
Reference Interval
Less than 1:20Negative - No Antibody detected.
1:20-1:80Weak Positive - Suggest repeat testing in two to three weeks with fresh specimen.
1:160 or greaterPositive - Suggestive of autoimmune hepatitis or chronic active hepatitis.

Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
86256
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0051244Smooth Muscle Ab, IgG Titer47977-4
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