Anti-LKM-1

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Also known as: Liver Kidney Microsomal Type 1 Antibodies; LKM1 Antibodies; Anti-Liver/Kidney Microsomal Antibodies Type 1; Anti-LKM1; Anti-P450 2D6 Antibody
Formal name: Liver Kidney Microsome Type 1 Antibodies (Cytochrome P450 2D6 Antibodies)

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To help diagnose autoimmune hepatitis and distinguish it from other causes of liver injury

When to Get Tested?

When you have hepatitis that your healthcare professional suspects may be due to an autoimmune-related process

Sample Required?

A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?

None