Intrinsic Factor Blocking Antibody
Label Mnemonic: IFBA
Epic Lab Code: LAB949
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum 1 mL serum
Rejection Criteria:
Grossly hemolyzed or severely lipemic specimens.
Turn Around Time:
1-3 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
Negative
Comments:
For patients undergoing B12 therapy, wait 48 hours to one week prior to collection.
Methodology:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
CPT Code:
86340