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Parietal Cell Antibody

Components

Name Method Department Units
Parietal Cell Antibody Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Send Out Negative or Positive

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

Refrigerated - 3 day(s)
Frozen - 1 week(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 2 hours, separate supernatant and refrigerate
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible
  • Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles

Reasons for Rejection

  • Wrong collection tube

Comments

Positive screens will be titered.

CPT Code

  • 86255