CMA - Overview: Centromere Antibodies, IgG, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: CMA    
Centromere Antibodies, IgG, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Evaluating patients with clinical signs and symptoms compatible with systemic sclerosis including skin involvement, Raynaud phenomenon, and arthralgias


Aiding in the diagnosis of calcinosis, Raynaud phenomenon, esophageal dysfunction, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasis (CREST) syndrome

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Connective Tissue Disease Cascade (CTDC) in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Centromere Ab, IgG, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

ACA (Anticentromere Antibodies)
Anticentromere Antibodies
Centromere Antibodies, IgG
Centromere Autoantibodies
Scleroderma Antibodies (? FOR SPECIFIC TEST)
Centromere Antibody
Anti-Centromere Antibodies