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.
- Ambient: 24 hours
- Refrigerated: 24 hours
- Frozen: 1 year (Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.)
- Diagnosis of Addison’s Disease: Adrenocortical cytoplasmic autoantibodies detected in the presence of biochemically defined primary adrenocortical insufficiency identify an autoimmune etiology as the cause of the subject’s Addison’s disease (e.g., autoimmune Addison’s disease).
- Prediction of Addison’s Disease: Adrenocortical cytoplasmic autoantibodies detected in an asymptomatic individual indicate an increased risk for the subsequent development of clinical Addison’s disease.
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Negative interpretive report