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Gastric Parietal Cell Antibody, IgG

Components

Name Method Department Units
Gastric Parietal Cell Antibody, IgG Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
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Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 0.5 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 0.5 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 48 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 2 week(s)
Frozen - 12 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 2 hours, separate supernatant and refrigerate
  • Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles

Reasons for Rejection

  • Plasma unacceptable
  • Wrong type of specimen
  • Contamination
  • Heat treated specimen
  • Gross hemolysis
  • Gross lipemia

CPT Code

  • 83516