Mitochondrial Ab

Keywords: Mitochondrial antibody, AMA

Specimen:

5 mL blood in plain tube.

Method:

Indirect IF, Immunoassay.

Reference Interval:

Method dependent.

Application:

Diagnosis of primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC).

Interpretation:

A positive result at high titre is highly sensitive and specific for PBC.

Reference:

Neuberger J. J Hepato. 2002; 37(6): 712-716.