Insulin Antibody


Sunquest Code:INSAB  
Epic Code:LAB649Epic Name:INSULIN ANTIBODY
Methodology:Radioimmunoassay
CPT Code:86337
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat. Results are reported in 2-5 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.4 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Plasma; hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.1 mL minimum. Samples are stable refrigerated for 7 days.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at frozen temperature
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:99228 (ANTI-INS)


Interpretive

Reference Range:

 

0-0.4 Kronus units/mL

A value of greater than 0.4 Kronus units/mL is considered positive for insulin antibody.

 

Kronus units are arbitrary units. Kronus units = U/mL

This assay quantitatively measures human serum autoantibodies to endogenous insulin or antibodies to exogenous insulin.

 



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