What is the Anti Smooth Muscle Antibody Test?
An anti-smooth muscle antibody (ASMA) test diagnoses antibodies that attack smooth muscle in the blood. The smooth muscle antibody (SMA) is a type of autoantibody that will attack the body's cells and tissues. An ASMA test is primarily used to diagnose autoimmune hepatitis, a disease in which the immune system attacks liver tissues.
When is the Anti Smooth Muscle Antibody Test recommended?
It is recommended:In the case of the following symptoms of autoimmune hepatitis such as enlarged liver, tenderness over the liver, abdominal pain, dark-colored urine, and skin rashes.
What does it measure?
The Anti Smooth Muscle Antibody test: Analyzes the amount of smooth muscle autoimmune antibodies in the blood. Usually, these antibodies are created by the immune system, which mistakenly attacks healthy tissues in the body. The presence of SMA is usually associated with autoimmune hepatitis. It can, sometimes, also indicate liver disease.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 48 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Anti-Smooth Muscle Antibody Test in Bangalore?
The cost of the Anti-Smooth Muscle Antibody test in Bangalore is Rs. 1,230.
How often should I get the Anti Smooth Muscle Antibody Test?
The Anti-Smooth Muscle Antibody test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Anti-Smooth Muscle Antibody Test?
Positive / Negative
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for an Anti Smooth Muscle Antibody test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for an Anti Smooth Muscle Antibody test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book an Anti Smooth Muscle Antibody test in Bangalore?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you.
Why should I book an Anti Smooth Muscle Antibody test with Orange Health Labs in Bangalore?
Orange Health Labs is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Bangalore. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!