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GASTRIC PARIETAL CELL ANTIBODY, IgG

Mnemonic

PCA

Synonym

Anti-Parietal Cell

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate from cells ASAP.

Preferred Volume

0.50 mL

Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Urine, Plasma, contaminated, heat-inactivated, severly lipemic or grossly hemolyzed specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year, avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles

Testing Information

Performed

Mon, Wed - Sat

Reported

1-5 days

Method

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Referral Lab

ARUP (50596)

Reference Values

Reference Values

None detected.

CPT Codes

83516

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:29 AM


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