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Insulin Antibodies, Serum

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Test ID

INSUAB

LAB828

INAB

 

Reporting Name

Insulin Abs, S

Useful For

Predicting the future development of type 1 diabetes in asymptomatic children, adolescents, and young adults, when used in conjunction with family history, HLA-typing, and other autoantibodies, including GD65S/81596 Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase (GAD65) Antibody Assay, Serum and islet cell antigen 2 (IA-2) antibodies

 

Differential diagnosis of type 1 versus type 2 diabetes

 

Evaluating diabetics with insulin resistance in patients with established diabetes (type 1 or type 2)

 

Investigation of hypoglycemia in nondiabetic subjects

Method Name

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 1.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Frozen  28 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus Reject

Reference Values

≤0.02 nmol/L

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Sunday, Wednesday; 10 p.m.

CPT Code Information

86337

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
INAB Insulin Abs, S 60463-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
8666 Insulin Abs, S 60463-7

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Analytic Time

3 days/negative 5 days/positive

Specimen Retention Time

28 days

NY State Approved

Yes