Liver autoantibodies immunoblot
A liver immunoblot is offered for confirmation of staining on immunofluorescence for liver-specific antibodies. These include M2, 3E(BPO), SP100, PML and GP210 antibodies, which can be found in primary biliary cirrhosis, and also LKM type 1 and SLA antibodies, which can be seen in autoimmune hepatitis type 2.
Primary biliary cirrhosis Autoimmune hepatitis type 2
|Sample & container required||RST (rust top)|
|Sample volume||5-10 mL (1 mL serum)|
|Turnaround time||14 days|
[includes M2, PML, GP210, LKM1, LC1,SLAand SP100]