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Test ID BLOD0310 Parietal Cell Antibodies, IgG, Serum

Useful For

Evaluating patients suspected of having pernicious anemia or immune-mediated deficiency of vitamin B12 with or without megaloblastic anemia

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.45 mL

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

Heat-treated specimen

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 21 days
  Frozen  21 days

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday, Friday; 3 p.m.

Analytic Time

1 day

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

83516

Reporting Name

Parietal Cell Ab, IgG, S

Reference Values

Negative: ≤20.0 Units

Equivocal: 20.1-24.9 Units

Positive: ≥25.0 Units 

Reference values apply to all ages.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Secondary ID

83728
Sanford Laboratories - Fargo Additional Information:

SANFORD INTERFACE BUILD INFORMATION

Result Code Result Code Description
3039 Parietal Cell Antibody