Insulinoma Associated-2 Autoantibodies (IA-2A)

CPT Code(s):

86341

Methodology:

Radioimmunoassay

Performed:

Weekly

Reported:

1 - 7 business days

Use:

  • Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes: The presence of autoantibodies against IA-2 (IA-2A) in patients with diabetes mellitus indicates the presence of autoimmune, type 1 diabetes.
  • Prediction of Type 1 Diabetes: Autoantibodies against IA-2 (IA-2A) in an asymptomatic individual places the subject at increased risk for the development of type 1 diabetes.

Specimen Requirements:

Collect blood in a 1- 5 mL serum separator tube. Centrifuge, separate and transfer the serum to a plastic vial. Ship specimens with a frozen cold pack for overnight delivery.

Stability (collection to shipping of the sample):
  • Ambient: 24 hours
  • Refrigerated: 24 hours
  • Frozen: 1 year (Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.)

Collection Procedure:

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Reference Values:

  • Negative: < 0.90 U/mL
  • Positive: > 0.90 U/mL

Interpretation Data:

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Notes:

UFHPL Test #: 60085

Reported Notes:

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Result:

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