Ovarian Autoantibodies

Additional Information:

UFHPL Test #: 60105

CPT Code(s):

88346

Collection Procedure:

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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.)

Use:

  • Diagnosis of Autoimmune Gonadal Failure: The presence of ovarian, Leydig cell testicular and/or placental autoantibodies in women of reproductive age with gonadal failure or in men with gonadal failure indicates that the gonadal failure is of autoimmune origin.
  • Prediction of Autoimmune Gonadal Failure: The detection of ovarian, Leydig cell testicular and/or placental autoantibodies in women of reproductive age or men places the subject at increased risk for the development of autoimmune gonadal failure.

Methodology:

Indirect immunofluorescence

Reported:

1 - 7 business days

Reference Values:

Negative

Performed:

Weekly

Interpretation Data:

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