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Test Code SMA Smooth Muscle Antibodies, Serum

Important Note

Order synonym SMAS

 

Use Sunquest code SMAS to order

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.8 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

Negative

If positive, results are titered.

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 11 a.m.

CPT Code Information

86255

86256-Titer (if appropriate)

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus OK

Method Name

Indirect Immunofluorescence

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following forms with the specimen:

-General Request (T239)

-Gastroenterology and Hepatology Client Test Request (T728)

Secondary ID

6284