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Test Code Islet A Sc Islet Cell Autoantibody Screen

Clinical System Name

Islet Cell Autoantibody Screen


Anti Islet Ab
Anti Islet Antibodies
Islet Cell Antibodies

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Gold SST or Red

Preferred Vol: 4.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL


Note: This test includes: Gad65, IA2 (ICA512), Insulin Antibodies, and ZnT8 Antibodies.

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 0.5  - 2.0 mL serum and refrigerate. Transport refrigerated.



Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp


  Refrigerated 1 - 2 m
  Frozen 1 - 2 y



STAT Performed TAT
N M - Th 5 - 7 d


Performing Laboratory

University of Colorado



Barbara Davis Center

1775 Aurora Ct M20-4201E
Aurora, CO 80045

Phone Number: 303-724-6809



Reference Range



GAD65 >25
IA-2 >7
Insulin Antibodies >0.013
ZnT8 >0.030



Method: None None specified

Analytical Volume: None specified


CPT Codes

For additional information, please contact Laboratory Client Services at 206-987-2617.


Send Out Instructions


Reference Test Name: Complete Islet Autoantibody Screen
Reference Test Number: None specified
Instructions: Ship on a cold pack overnight via FedEx M - Th (they do not accept Sat delivery).