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Islet Antigen 2 (IA-2) Antibody, Serum

Components

Name Method Department Units
Islet Antigen 2 Ab (IA2) Radioimmunoassay
Send Out nmol/L

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 1.5 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 1.5 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 1.5 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 72 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 28 day(s)
Frozen - 28 day(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 2 hours, separate supernatant and refrigerate
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible

Reasons for Rejection

  • Gross hemolysis
  • Gross lipemia
  • Gross icterus
  • Wrong collection tube

CPT Code

  • 86341