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SMOOTH MUSCLE ANTIBODIES, SERUM

Mnemonic

SMA

Synonym

Actin - F-actin - Anti-Smooth Muscle - Anti Smooth Muscle Antibody IgG - Smooth Muscle Antibody

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells ASAP and refigerate.

Preferred Volume

0.5 mL

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Rejection Criteria

Plasma, lipemic, contaminated, hemolyzed or heat-inactivated specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Sat

Reported

3-5 days

Method

Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

Referral Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory (SMA)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

86255, 86256 if titered

Last Updated: Friday, September 29, 2017 07:53:10 AM


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