Note: Performance of this test has changed. Consultant Immunologist must authorise. Request will be reviewed by the Immunologist and determined on the basis of anti-Smooth Muscle results.
Send away test to St Vincents Pathology where test is warranted.
Any sendaway results will be entered by Anatomical Pathology and verified by the consultant immunologist.
Sera is stored at 4 degrees until tested (<7 days). For long term storage samples are frozen at -20C or -70C. Repeated freezing and thawing should be avoided.
Tests performed Monday, Wednesday,Friday.
St Vincent's Hospital,
Biochemistry, Level 2 Inpatient Service Building, Princess St, Fitzroy