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Mitochondria M2 Antibody (IgG) EIA

Order Code CH747
Turnaround Time 48-72 hrs
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Source
Transport Container
(Specimen Container)

Transport Tube

Preferred Specimens
1 mL Serum
Minimum Volume (uL)
0.3 mL
Collection Instructions
(Transport Temperature)
Room Temperature
Specimen Stability
Temperature Period
Room temperature 7 days
Refrigerated 14 days
Frozen 30 days
Test Details
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Clinical Significance

Mitochondrial antibody is present in approximately 95% of patients with Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC). Mitochondrial M2 antibody has an even higher specificity for PBC.

Reference Ranges

Negative <=20.0 U Equivocal 20.1-24.9 U Positive >=25.0 U