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Antimitochondrial Antibody and AMA M2

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Also known as: Mitochondrial Antibody
Formal name: Antimitochondrial Antibody and Antimitochondrial M2 Antibody

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At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To help diagnose primary biliary cholangitis, also sometimes called primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC)

When to Get Tested?

When you have abnormal results on a liver panel and/or symptoms that your healthcare practitioner suspects may be due to PBC

Sample Required?

A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?

None