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ANTI-SMOOTH MUSCLE ANTIBODY (SMA)

Department: Immunology
Test Synonym(s): F-Actin, ASMA, SMA, Smooth Muscle Antibody
CPT Codes: 86255
Methodology: ELISA
Reference Range: Negative
Tube Type: Red top (clot activator with gel) or red top (no gel)
Specimen: Blood
Alternate Specimen: None
Volume: 5 mL
Minimum Volume: 1 mL
Temperature: Refrigerate
Stability: Refrigerated: 24 hours
Reasons for Rejection: Drawn in any anticoagulant
Days Performed: Tuesday and Thursday
Times Performed: Morning
TAT: Up to 7 days (if test needs repeating could take up to 14 days)

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