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Islet Cell Antibody Screen with Reflex to Titer ( 36741)

Methodology

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)


Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB4240

Lab Test Days

4 Days a week

Standard TAT

5-6 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

4 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 48 Hours; Refrigerated: 14 Days; Frozen: 6 Months

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; Lipemia; Icteric

Test Volume Required

2 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum


Included Tests

If Islet Cell Antibody Screen is positive, Islet Cell Antibody Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86341).


CPT Codes

86341


Revised

08-15-13

Initials

SL