Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Adrenal Antibodies, Serum

Test Name: Adrenal Antibodies, Serum
Alternate Name(s): Anti adrenal antibodies
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic, or microbially contaminated specimens are unsuitable. Note: Test approved for Endocrinologists. For all other requests, please page the Biochemist on-call.

Avoid repeated freezing and thawing of samples. Analysis and report include Mitochondrial Antibodies (included in fee). In the presence of positive Mitochondrial Antibodies (as confirmed on rat kidney cells), positive Adrenal Antibodies cannot be reported and will be noted on report.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out Tuesday-Thursday
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: Adrenal Antibodies:
Negative

Mitochondrial Antibodies:
Negative
Effective Date: 2016-08-08
Revised Date:  
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing: LTC Staff:
Collect sample, manually label and send to SRA to order
Comments: Note: Test approved for Endocrinologists. For all other requests, please page the Biochemist on-call.
Method of Analysis:  
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Specimen stability:

Refrigerated: 1 week
Frozen: > 1 week
Additional: Avoid freeze/thaw cycles
System Codes: 
Cerner
GENX-then Adrenal Antibodies
 
Referred To: In-Common Laboratories

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