Mitochondrial Antibodies

Test investigation

Mitochondrial Antibodies

Laboratory offering test

NNUH

Units

N/A

Also known as/Frequency of test

AMA, Mito, M2, Liver autoantibodies, Autoimmune screen

Indications

AMA, M2 or M2EBPO are strongly associated with Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (95%). They are also seen in a small number of patients with AIH, RA, and SLE.

Comments precautions

AMA patterns seen on the Autoantibody screen are initially confirmed with the Liver Blot.

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

2 working days

Reference intervals

Negative