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Test Code SMAT Smooth Muscle Antibody Titer, Serum


Specimen Required


Only orderable as part of a reflex. For more information see SMAS / Smooth Muscle Antibody Screen, Serum.

 

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.8 mL


Secondary ID

608956

Useful For

Antibody titer testing as a part of evaluating patients with chronic liver disease in whom the diagnosis of chronic active autoimmune hepatitis is suspected

Testing Algorithm

If the smooth muscle antibody (SMA) screen is equivocal or positive, then the SMA titer will be performed at an additional charge.

Method Name

Only orderable as part of a reflex. For more information see SMAS / Smooth Muscle Antibody Screen, Serum.

 

Indirect Immunofluorescence

Reporting Name

Smooth Muscle Ab Titer, S

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus OK

Reference Values

Only orderable as part of a reflex. For more information see SMAS / Smooth Muscle Antibody Screen, Serum.

 

Negative

Reference values apply to all ages.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

86015

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SMAT Smooth Muscle Ab Titer, S 5358-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
608956 Smooth Muscle Ab Titer, S 5358-7

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Report Available

2 to 4 days