Javascript is disabled on your browser

To obtain a Biolab ID, please contact us at (06) 590 7000
By signing in, you agree to our terms and conditions as well as our
privacy agreement.
(Read more)

Liver Antigen Profile


Autoimmune liver disease, or autoimmune hepatitis (AIH), is a chronic, progressive inflammatory liver disease of unknown etiology. The tested antibodies are considered specific serological markers of autoimmune hepatitis (AIH).


What do we test for?

  • Mitochondrial Fraction M2 (AMA-M2)
  • Liver-Kidney Microsomes (LKM-1)
  • Soluble Liver Antigen (SLA/LP)
  • Liver-Cytosol-Specific (LC-1)


Clinical significance


Autoantibodies against the Mitochondrial Fraction M2 (AMA-M2) are usually associated with Primary Biliary Liver Cirrhosis (PBC).


Autoantibodies against the Liver-Kidney Microsomes (LKM-1) are usually associated with Autoimmune Hepatitis Type-2 (AIH-2). These autoantibodies are also associated with Hepatitis C.


Autoantibodies against the Soluble Liver Antigen (SLA/LP) are highly associated with Autoimmune Hepatitis Type-3 (AIH-3), and have not been described in Viral Hepatitis.


Autoantibodies against the Liver-Cytosol-Specific (LC-1) are usually associated with Chronic Active Autoimmune Hepatitis Type-2 (AIH-2)

Forgot Password?