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Intrinsic factor blocking antibody

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB857 
Synonyms: Anti-Intrinsic Factor Antibody
Methodology: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Schedule: Daily
Reported: 5 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Serum separator tube or plain red.
Transport: Frozen.
Unacceptable conditions: Grossly hemolyzed or severely lipemic specimens.
Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 1 month

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Confirming the diagnosis of pernicious anemia.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 86340
Last Changed: 11/11/2016 14:39:47
Last Reviewed: 12/27/2016 00:05:18