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INSULIN ANTIBODY

Mnemonic

INSULIN AB

Synonym

Anti-Insulin Antibodies - Insulin Antibodies, Human

Guidelines

This assay quantitatively measures human serum autoantibodies to endogenous insulin or antibodies to exogenous insulin.

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells and transfer 0.5 mL serum to aliquot tube.

Preferred Volume

0.5 mL

Minimum Volume

0.1 mL

Transport

Frozen

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 2 months

Testing Information

Performed

Tue, Wed, Fri

Reported

3-6 days

Method

Quantitative Radioimmunoassay

Referral Lab

ARUP (99228)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Negative: 0.4 Kronus units/mL or less
Positive: 0.5 Kronus units/mL or greater

CPT Codes

86337

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:20 AM


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