Test Overview
Test Methodology

Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antbody

Test Usage

Useful to establish autoimmune etiology in previously diagnosed type 1 Diabetes mellitus

Reference Range *

< 1:4 No antibody detected

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Sunday - Saturday
Analytic Time

2 - 5 days

Soft Order Code
MiChart Code
Reference Laboratory
ARUP Laboratories (0050138)
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in an SST tube. Spin and separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. Aliquot into a screw capped plastic tube and send to Specimen Processing refrigerated.

Special Handling

SST must be spun and aliquoted within 2 hours of collection to remove serum from the cells.

Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.2 mL serum
Storage Temperature
Refrigerated; frozen also acceptable
Rejection Criteria
Any other specimen than serum, plasma is not acceptable. Hemolyzed or severely lipemic specimens are also not acceptable.
Additional Information

Test performed by ARUP Laboratories

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