Antiparietal cell antibody-13337

Test info

  
Antiparietal cell antibody
  
13337
  
LAB13337
  
PCA
  
APCA

Gastric parietal cell antibodies
  

Titer

  

Detection of gastric parietal cell antibodies of the IgG class in human sera

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.3 mL
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  

Spin and separate

  
  

Ambient (preferred) - 14 days

Refrigerated - 14 days

Frozen - 14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles - stable x 3

  
  • Hemolysis
  • Lipemia
  • Gross bacterial contamination
  • Heat- treated specimen
  • Specimen with preservative added

Performance

  
LabCorp Burlington (006486):R-LC
  
Mo, We, Th, Fr, Su
  
1 - 4 days
  

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Negative:    0.0 - 20.0
Equivocal: 20.1 - 24.9
Positive:          > 24.9

  

Autoantibodies to gastric parietal cells are found in approximately 90% of patients with pernicious anemia and in about 30% of first degree relatives of patients with pernicious anemia. Increased levels of gastric parietal cells have been found in patients with thyroid disease, iron deficiency anemia, alopecia areata, and vitiligo.

Billing

  
83516
  
Result 8087-9

Tracking

  
03/27/2019
  
11/11/2019
  
02/16/2021