Mitochondrial and Actin Antibody Panel

Test Code
1762

CPT Codes
83516, 83520

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum

Minimum Volume
0.5 mL

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs) or Frozen

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology
Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay • Enzyme Immunoassay

Setup Schedule
Set up: Tues-Sat a.m.; Report available: Next day

Reference Range
Mitochondrial (M2) Ab
≤ 20.0 Units

Actin (Smooth Muscle) IgG Ab
< 20 Units: Negative
20-30 Units: Weak positive
> 30 Units: High positive

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153



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.