Islet Cell Antibody, IgG


Sunquest Code:ISAB  
Epic Code:LAB3573Epic Name:Islet Cell Antibody IgG
Synonyms:Pancreatic Islet Cell Antibody
Methodology:Indirect fluorescent antibody
CPT Code:86341
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 1-3 days.
Compliance:

Analyte Specific Reagent. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, the FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Plasma; grossly hemolyzed or lipemic


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.15 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:50138 (ANTI-ISLET)


Interpretive

Reference Range:Less than 1:4 titer (no antibody detected) Islet cell antibodies (ICAs) are associated with type 1 diabetes (T1D), an autoimmune endocrine disorder. These antibodies may be present in individuals years before the onset of clinical symptoms.


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