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Auto-antibody Profile

£199

Auto-antibody Profile

Auto-antibody Profile

The autoantibody screen is used to detect autoantibodies characteristic of a wide range of autoimmune diseases, Autoantibodies recognising antigens in liver, kidney or stomach are detected. A test for rheumatoid factor is also carried out. The autoantibody screen detects anti-nuclear antibodies; gastric parietal cell antibodies, mitochondrial antibodies, liver-kidney microsomal and smooth muscle antibodies. A number of other autoantibodies of varying diagnostic value are also detected e.g anti-reticulin. Refer to pages defining individual autoantibodies for more information.

Biomarkers:

Biomarkers:

  • Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies (Anti-TPO) are produced by the immune system as a defence mechanism to protect the thyroid against foreign invaders. Autoimmune conditions will increase the amount of anti-TPO in the body, attacking healthy thyroid cells. Anti-TPO tests are used to diagnose thyroid disorders and are an indicator for autoimmune conditions.

  • Antinuclear Antibodies

  • Mitochondrial Antibodies

  • Smooth Muscle Antibodies

  • Gastric Parietal Cell Antibodies

  • Reticulin Antibodies

  • Liver Kidney Microsomal Antibodies

Turnaround time:

2-5 Working Days


If you require same day results, an extra payment of £20 can ensure you get your results by midnight on the day of testing; this is Subject to availability and turn around times. Please email info@epicarehealth.co.uk or call us on 01793 535041 to enquire.

Note:

This service is only available to the age of 16 and above.


Furthermore, Any Cancellation within 48 hours prior to appointment will incur a charge of 20% of total service cost.




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