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15043: Actin (smooth Muscle) Antibody (igg) Print View
Actin Antibody (IgG) ELISA    U 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 0.5 (0.25) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Actin is the major antigen to which smooth muscle antibodies react in autoimmune hepatitis. F-Actin IGG antibodies are found in 52-85% of patients with Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH) or chronic active hepatitis and in 22% of patients with Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC). Anti-Actin antibodies have been reported in 3-18% of sera from normal healthy controls.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
83516

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Notes
Transport Temperature: Room temperature
Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis; lipemia; microbially contaminated serum; specimens containing heavy, visible particulate; Animal specimen; Post mortem
Methodology: Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Immunoassay (ELISA)






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