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        Anti-Liver Pancreas Antibody Test, Blood
      

Anti-LPA is an autoantibody which has been said to be found in some liver diseases...previously accepted as a marker of autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) type III when associated with anti-LKM. AIH type III 

Associations with undetectable Ab:

  • normalcy

Associations with elevated levels:

  • autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) type III (as of CY 2001, only types I & II AIH are recognized categories).

REFERENCES:

1. LKM-Positive AIH in the Western US: A Case Series, A. J. Gastroent. 95(11):3238-3241, 2000.

 
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