Liver Kidney Microsome - 1 Antibody (LKM - 1 Ab)
What is LKM - 1 Ab?
This test is ordered when your doctor is investigating your liver disease and wants to distinguish between different causes of liver injury and is suspecting autoimmune hepatitis. Symptoms of autoimmune hepatitis are itching, jaundice, enlarged liver, abdominal discomfort, joint aches, nausea or vomiting.
Preparation for LKM - 1 Ab
- No special preparation required
Sample Type for LKM - 1 Ab
The sample type collected for Liver Kidney Microsome - 1 Antibody is: Blood