Islet Antigen-2 (IA-2) Autoantibody, Serum

Abbrev Code:IA2AAB   
Order Code:LAB8138Order Name:Islet Antigen-2 (IA-2) Autoantibody, Serum
Synonyms:Insulinoma Associated 2 Antibody; IA2 Antibody; IA 2 Antibody; Islet Cell Antibody
Methodology:Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay
CPT Codes: 86341 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 2-10 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.9 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Plasma specimens, hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.35 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:After separation from cells: 24 hours at room temperature; 1 week refrigerated; 2 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:3001499


Reference Range:0.0-7.4 Units/mL.
A value ≥7.5 Units/mL is considered positive for IA-2 autoantibody.

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