Anti-Mitochondrial Ab by IFA (RDL)

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Turnaround Time: 7 - 14 days
CPT Code:


Test Type: 1.0 mL Serum


Use: Anti-mitochondrial antibodies (AMA) have been reported in the majority of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC). AMA are also occasionally found in sera of patients with other liver conditions, including chronic active hepatitis, cryptogenic cirrhosis and in patients with clinical but no biochemical evidence of liver disease.


Methodology: Indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA)

Collection Details:

Collection Instructions:

Specimen: Serum

Volume:1 mL

Minimum Volume:0.3 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)

Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Collection: Separate serum from cells within one hour of collection. Transfer to a plastic transport tube before shipping. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.

Storage Instructions: Refrigerate or freeze.