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Test Code A PARIETAL Anti Parietal Cell Antibody

Clinical System Name

Anti Parietal Cell Antibody

Synonyms

Parietal cell Ab

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Gold SST or Red or Gold Microtainer

Preferred Vol: 1.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.6 mL

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Spin blood, freeze 0.5 mL serum in a plastic tube affixed with a large Cerner label in the CPA freezer send outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Spin, aliquot, and freeze serum. Transport frozen.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp  
  Refrigerated  
  Frozen  

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Collected daily; set up T& Th 2 - 7 d

 

Performing Laboratory

University of Washington

Department of Laboratory Medicine

1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195

 

Phone: (206) 520-4600

Department

Department: Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

 

Reference Range

Negative

 

Methodology

Method: Indirect Immunofluorescent Assay (IFA)

Analytical Volume: 0.3 mL serum

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86256

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Anti Parietal Cell Antibody
Reference Test Number: APCA
Instructions: Send out M - F with UW courier.