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Islet cell Antibodies

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TestIslet cell Antibodies
Common AbbreviationsILA
ProfileN/A
Clinical IndicationAntibodies to Pancreatic islet cells are detected using indirect immunofluorescence on pancreas tissue. They can be detected in up 86% of patients with new onset insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM).
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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