IA-2 Antibody
Label Mnemonic: IA2
Epic Lab Code: LAB3399
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: 0.5 mL serum
Rejection Criteria:
Plasma specimens. Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection.
Turn Around Time:
2-10 days upon receipt in reference laboratory
Reference Range:
0.0-0.8 Kronus Units/mL
Interpretive Data:
A value greater than 0.8 Kronus Units/mL is considered positive for IA- 2 Antibodies. Kronus Units are arbitrary. Kronus units = U/mL

This assay is intended for the semi-quantitative determination of IA-2 antibodies to tyrosine phosphatase in human serum. Results should be interpreted within the context of clinical symptoms.
Methodology:
Semi-Quantitative Radioimmunoassay
CPT Code:
86341
 
See Additional Information:
Specimens Requiring Immediate Delivery