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Anti-LKM

Referred out for testing

Source Blood
Mnemonic ALKM

If test is ordered on CLS requisition, even if "Mitogen Advanced Diagnostic Lab" or "MADL" is also written on the CLS requisition, order ALKM.
If test is ordered on Mitogen Advanced Diagnostic Lab requisition, refer to Autoimmune Liver Disease Profile on Mitogen Advanced Diagnostic Lab (MADL) Tests
Specimen Requirements

1 x 3.5 mL gold top SST tube

2 mL serum

Specimen Handling PSC & RRL:
Centrifuge, pour off, and transport serum to DSC. Send specimen in a separate bag with a photocopy of the requisition.

Extra-regional:
Centrifuge, pour off, and freeze serum prior to transport to DSC. Send specimen in a separate bag with a photocopy of the requisition.

DSC:
Freeze specimens upon receipt in lab; ensure frozen specimens do not thaw.
Additional Information
Testing Location In-Common Laboratories
Testing Frequency
Alternate Name(s) Anti-Liver Kidney Microsomal Antibody, LKM Antibodies
Reference Interval