Primary Biliary Cirrhosis/Primary Biliary Cholangitis

CPT CODES: 83516

ORDERING rECOMMENDATION

Use to detect anti-M2 antibodies

specimen required

Specimen Type:

1.0 mL separated serum/plasma

Collection Tube:

Plasma Transport Tube, Request Supplies

Minimum Volume:

1.0mL

Specimen Stability/Storage:

Room Temperature (15-25°C): ≤ 8 hours Refrigerated (2-8°C): ≤ 14 days or Frozen (≤ -20°C): > 14 days

Unacceptable Conditions:

Shipping Requirements:

Call 866-983-0667 to schedule courier pickup

Stability:

Refrigerated: ≤ 14 days; Frozen: > 14days

devlab test code
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Test NameTest CodeCPT Code
Anti-M2R1002883516

EliA for determination of dsDNA antibodies

performed

Weekly (Monday – Friday)

reported

24-36 hours from receipt (Monday – Friday)

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

PBC, Primary Biliary Cholangitis, Autoimmune Liver Disease

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Test Requisition

Results Interpretation
Test NamesPositiveEquivocal or Weak PositiveNegative
Anti-M2> 64-6 Equivocal< 4