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Test Code FACT F-Actin Ab, IgG, Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Useful For

Evaluating patients with chronic liver disease in whom the diagnosis of chronic active autoimmune hepatitis is suspected

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reporting Name

F-Actin Ab, IgG, S

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 21 days
  Frozen  21 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus OK
Heat treated specimens Reject

Reference Values

Negative: <20.0 U

Weak Positive: 20.0-30.0 U

Positive: >30.0 U

Day(s) Performed

Monday

Report Available

2 to 8 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

83516

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FACT F-Actin Ab, IgG, S 44706-0

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
FACT F-Actin Ab, IgG, S 44706-0