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Test ID BLOD0310 Parietal Cell Antibodies, IgG, Serum

Reporting Name

Parietal Cell Ab, IgG, S

Useful For

Evaluating patients suspected of having pernicious anemia or immune-mediated deficiency of vitamin B12 with or without megaloblastic anemia

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.45 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 21 days
  Frozen  21 days

Reference Values

Negative: ≤20.0 Units

Equivocal: 20.1-24.9 Units

Positive: ≥25.0 Units 

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 3 p.m.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

83516

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
PCAB Parietal Cell Ab, IgG, S 40960-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
PCAB Parietal Cell Ab, IgG, S 40960-7

Analytic Time

1 day

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

Heat-treated specimen

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)