Also known as: Mitochondrial Antibody
Formal name: Antimitochondrial Antibody and Antimitochondrial M2 Antibody
Related tests: Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA), Liver/Kidney microsomal antibody, Alkaline phosphatase (ALP), Alanine aminotransferase (ALT), Liver panel, Smooth muscle antibody (SMA), Antinuclear antibody (ANA)
Why should I do it?
To help diagnose primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC)
When should I do it?
When a doctor suspects that a person may have PBC
What Kind of Sample is Needed?
A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm
Test Preparation Needed?