Laboratory: Clinical Immunology
Test Name:
SMOOTH MUSCLE ANTIBODY - SMA - (S)
Test Code: SMA
Clinical Information:

Test performed at:  St. Boniface Hospital, Immunology Lab,using the Immunofluorescent Antibody (IFA) technique.
Mitochondrial, smooth muscle, parietal cell antibodies are simultaneously screened on mouse liver, kidney and stomach substrate using IgG, IgA and IgM anti human antibodies.
Screening dilution for smooth muscle antibodies is 1:40.

Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:
Blood: 5.0 mL


Serum: 1.0 mL
Referral:
Serum: 1.0 mL

Separate serum.

Store serum aliquot refrigerated; ship refrigerated.  Do NOT freeze.

Requisition:
Reference Values:

Smooth Muscle Antibody negative at 1:40 screening dilution

Availability:
Weekdays
Lab operation: Mon-Fri, 0800-1615. TAT: within 4 days
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