Liver Cytosol (Lc-1) Autoantibodies

Test Code

CPT Codes

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum

Minimum Volume
0.5 mL

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 60 days

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

FDA Status
This test was performed using a kit that has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. The analytical performance characteristics of this test have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. This test should not be used for diagnosis without confirmation by other medically established means.

Setup Schedule
Set up: Sat; Report available: 3 days

Reference Range
<15 U/mL

Clinical Significance
Liver cytosol autoantibodies (LC-1) can be detected in patients with autoimmune hepatitis type 2 in the presence or absence of Liver-Kidney Microsome (LKM) autoantibodies. LC-1 are typically not associated with autoimmune hepatitis type 1, primary biliary cirrhosis or drug-induced hepatitis.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute, Valencia
27027 Tourney Road
Valencia, CA 91355-5386

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.