Islet Cell IgG Cytoplasmic Autoantibodies

Last Modified: 10/6/2017 3:55:52 PM

Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 48 hours Ambient
7 days Refrigerated
2 months Frozen
Reference Range: < 5 JDF Units
Methodology: Indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA)
Clinical Significance: Multiple antibodies are detected in the Islet Cell IgG Autoantibodies assay (ICA), including GAD (Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase) Autoabs. This assay is standardized against Juvenile Diabetes Foundation (JDF) reference sera. Endpoint titrations of patient serum are compared to a standard curve ranging from 5 to 80 JDF units (<5 units = normal).
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 2 to 3 days
Days Performed: Monday, Thursday
Sites Performed: Quest - Valencia
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 1165
CPT Coding: 86341

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