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Anti Liver-Kidney microsomes (LKM)-IgA+G+M

Indirect Immunofluorescence method Biochip Titerplane Technique

* Rat kidney and liver sections treated with patient’s serum followed by polyvalent conjugate immunofluorescence staining.

Anti LKM Positive

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Clinical Significance

Positive result suggests autoimmune hepatitis, often associated with extrahepatic syndromes such as arthralgias, glomerulonephritis, vitiligo and chronic inflammatory bowel diseases.The differentiation between autoimmune hepatitis and virus-induced hepatitis can additionally be accomplished by investigating the appropriate viral parameters..