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Test Code GAD ICA GAD65 + ICA512 Autoantibodies

Clinical System Name

GAD65 + ICA512 Autoantibodies

Synonyms

Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase
IA2 antibodies

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Gold SST or Red

Preferred Vol: 4.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1 mL

 

Note: This test can share a sample with Insulin Antibodies (INSUL AB)

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:  

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Spin blood, refrigerate 0.5 - 2.0 mL serum in a plastic tube affixed with a large computer label in the CPA refrigerated send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Spin, aliquot and refrigerate serum. Transport refrigerated.

Stability

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp

 

  Refrigerated 1 - 2 m
  Frozen 1 - 2 y

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Collected daily 4 - 7 d

 

Performing Laboratory

University of Colorado

Department

Department:  

Barbara Davis Center

1775 Aurora Ct M20-4201E
Aurora, CO 80045
 

Phone Number: 303-724-6809

 

 

Reference Range

 

  Normal Elevated
GAD65 <20 >25
IA-2 <5 >7

 

Methodology

Method: None None specified

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: GAD Autoantibodies (GAA) and ICA512 Autoantibodies
Reference Test Number: None specified
Instructions: Ship on a cold pack overnight via FedEx .