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Test Code ZNT8 AB ZNT8 Autoantibodies

Clinical System Name

ZNT8 Autoantibodies



Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Gold/SST or Red

Preferred Vol: 4.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL


Note: This test can share a sample with GAD ICA (GAD65 + ICA512 Antibodies) and Insulin antibodies (Insul Ab).

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:  

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Centrifuge, aliquot, and refrigerate 0.5 - 2.0 mL serum in a plastic aliquot tube affixed with a large Cerner label in the CPA refrigerator, Send Outs rack.


Off-site Collection: Centrifuge, aliquot, and refrigerate 0.5  - 2.0 mL serum and refrigerate. Transport the refrigerated sample to Seattle Children's Main Lab.


Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp


  Refrigerated 1 - 2 m
  Frozen 1 - 2 y



STAT Performed TAT
N Collected daily 4 - 7 d


Performing Laboratory

University of Colorado

Barbara Davis Center

1775 Aurora Ct., M20-4201E

Aurora, CO 80045


Phone Number: (303) 724-6809


Department: Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

CPT Codes



Method: None specified

Analytical Volume: None specified


Reference Range

Normal Elevated
< 0.021 > 0.030


Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: Znt8 Autoantibodies (ZnT8)
Reference Test Number: ZnT8
Instructions: Send refrigerated sample on an ice pack to UC Denver Monday - Thursday via FedEx Priority Overnight shipping. Saturday deliveries are not acceptable.