What is an Anti Microsomal antibody test?
Anti Microsomal antigen test is also known as thyroid peroxidase test. When thyroid cells become damaged your body produces anti microsomal antibodies, this test helps to measure AMA antibodies in your blood.
When to get tested?
When your doctor suspects that you may have thyroid or autoimmune disease then you might need to take this test. Anti microsomal test cost is not very high.
A blood sample will be taken from your hand or arm. Anti microsomal antibody test book online facilities are there.
No preparation is needed.
Due to a variety of diseases your thyroid antibody level may rise. A positive result means you may have thyroid cancer,Grave’s disease, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, Sjogren’s syndrome, Systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis.
Women with high level of AMA have higher risk of miscarriage, prematurebirth, preeclampsia, difficulty in vitro firtilization. However, consult with your doctor for better knowing about your result. Find an Anti microsomal antibody (AMA) test near you to get your test done.