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Test Code PCAB Parietal Cell Antibodies, IgG, Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Useful For

Evaluating patients suspected of having pernicious anemia or immune-mediated deficiency of vitamin B12 with or without megaloblastic anemia

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reporting Name

Parietal Cell Ab, IgG, S

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.45 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 21 days
  Frozen  21 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus OK
Other Heat-treated specimen

Reference Values

Negative: ≤20.0 Units

Equivocal: 20.1-24.9 Units

Positive: ≥25.0 Units 

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday, Friday; 3 p.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

83516

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
PCAB Parietal Cell Ab, IgG, S 40960-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
PCAB Parietal Cell Ab, IgG, S 40960-7

Secondary ID

83728