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Adrenal Cortex Antibody

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TestAdrenal Cortex Antibody
Common AbbreviationsADRA
Clinical IndicationAntibodies to adrenal cortex are present in up to 80% patients with primary Addison's disease at diagnosis but the frequency of positive antibodies decreases with time. Detected with multiblock slides that also have ovary and testis tissues.
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample TypeSerum
Minimum Volume2 mL
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time3 weeks
LaboratoryClinical Immunology Old Medical School Leeds General Infirmary Thoresby Place Leeds LS2 9JT
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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