Anti Smooth Muscle Antibodies (ASMA) Test in Cuttack

19003740

Includes 1 Parameter

49% off for a limited period

FastingNot Required
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What is it for ?

This test detects antibodies against smooth muscle cells to detect autoimmune liver diseases.

Sample Type

Blood

test Instructions

  • Age Group: 5+ Years

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Anti Smooth Muscle Antibodies (ASMA) Test (1)

  • Anti Smooth Muscle Antibodies (ASMA) Test

Q&A

Helps you know your test better

Q. What are the signs indicating the need for the ASMA test in Cuttack?

A. You must look for specific signs before going for an Anti-smooth muscle antibodies test, are liver disorders like cirrhosis and autoimmune hepatitis. These conditions trigger your body to produce antibodies against smooth muscle.

Q. What foods to avoid in autoimmune hepatitis?

A. You must consume a healthy diet low in carbohydrates, sugar, fried foods, and red meat, as it will decrease the risk of developing cirrhosis and other liver diseases.

Q. How to prepare for the ASMA lab test in Cuttack?

A. It is a simple, painless blood test. The phlebotomist draws a blood sample from the vein located in the patient’s arm. The patient must tell him if he is taking any medicines, which can affect the report results.

Q. What does a positive ASMA test mean?

A. If the blood sample depicts a high amount of ASMA, the person is at a greater risk of autoimmune hepatitis. Hence, your immune system attacks healthy liver cells through autoantibodies.

Anti Smooth Muscle Antibodies (ASMA) Bood Test in Cuttack

Overview

Certain health conditions like hepatitis and liver disorders cause the body’s immune system to respond and synthesize antibodies known as anti-smooth-muscle antibodies. ASMA test in Cuttack helps specialists to detect the presence of these antibodies in the blood, signifying the occurrence of infection or severe disorder inside the body, especially the liver.

You must be wondering what exactly ASMA is!

The immune system attacks foreign bodies such as viruses or parasites, and antibodies defend you. Now, autoantibodies such as ASMAs think your own tissues and cells are foreign bodies and tell the immune system to kill them. Hence, these smooth muscle antibodies attack muscles! 

Conditions where ASMA is present:

  • Infectious diseases
  • Hepatitis
  • Cancer
  • Rheumatic disorders

Hence, it is quite vital to detect the antibodies with the Anti-smooth muscle antibodies test in Cuttack. If left untreated and undiagnosed can result in liver failure. 

Symptoms That Require ASMA Blood Test in Cuttack:

The clinician recommends a diagnostic test if you have chronic liver disease like autoimmune hepatitis. Various symptoms are

  • Enlarged liver
  • Dark urine
  • Swelling or abdominal distension
  • Liver tenderness
  • Pale-colored stools.

Additional signs are

  • Yellowing of skin and eyes
  • Nausea
  • Pain in joints
  • Stomach pain
  • Changes in appetite
  • Rashes on skin or joint pain.

Procedure For ASMA Blood Test in Cuttack:

One of the most common queries is how the ASMA blood test in Cuttack is conducted!

  • The individual will sit with the resting arm on the table
  • Phlebotomist ties an elastic band in the middle of the upper arm where the veins are visible.
  • He will rub an antiseptic and clean the area.
  • The needle will be inserted to draw the required quantity of blood.
  • Now, he will remove the needle and armband. 

However, the ASMA test does not lead to any side effects. The person might experience bruising at the site of insertion or lightheadedness. Also, don’t forget to share with him if you are taking any blood thinners. 

Now, you know that you might be suffering from these signs and might book an ASMA liver test in Cuttack! But are you aware of how to interpret the test results?

  • Normal result- Normal reading depicts that no ASMAs are diagnosed in the blood. 
  • Abnormal results- The positive findings demonstrate that you might have autoimmune hepatitis. Other tests are also required to confirm the presence of this illness.

Consult a licensed specialist if you have any queries associated with the test results.

Things to note before the ASMA blood test in Cuttack

You are required to take specific measures before going for the test

  • No fasting is required
  • Avoid intake of alcohol before the test
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Avoid consuming heavy meals before the test

Test Details

Name of the Test
Anti-Smooth Muscle Antibodies (ASMA) Test in Cuttack
Sample Type
Blood
Number of Tests
1
Actual Test Price
3740
Discounted Price
1870
Home Sample Collection
Available
Additional Cost For Home Sample Collection
Nil
Fasting Before Test
No Required
Get Reports Within
Three Day
 

Why book the ASMA liver test in Cuttack from Redcliffe Labs?

  • We have a trained and skilled staff for analyzing your test report.
  • The diagnostic tests are carried out under the supervision of MD pathologists.
  • The labs are equipped with advanced and high-tech machines to interpret the test results with high precision. 
  • You also get the facility of scheduling the tests from home that too without any extra cost.
  • There is no need to come to the facility for report collection. The reports are available online for your convenience.
  • The ASMA test cost in Cuttack easily comes into your budget.
  • The test can be booked online from our website or mobile application in just one minute.

If the anti-smooth muscle antibodies test remains undiagnosed, it can lead to severe complications like liver cirrhosis and failure. If detected and treated early, autoimmune hepatitis can be managed with medicines by suppressing the immune system. Also, it is advised to consult a doctor for an ASMA blood test in Cuttack, interpretation of the results, and treatment. He can also prescribe additional tests for the detection of autoantibodies.

49% off for a limited period