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Test Code PCASM Parietal Cell Antibodies, IgG, Serum

Additional Codes

 

MAYO Test ID

PCAB

EPIC Test ID

LAB514

 

Reporting Name

Parietal Cell Ab, IgG, S

Useful For

Evaluating patients suspected of having pernicious anemia or immune-mediated deficiency of vitamin B12 with or without megaloblastic anemia

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.45 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 21 days
  Frozen  21 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

Heat-treated specimen

Reference Values

Negative: ≤20.0 Units

Equivocal: 20.1-24.9 Units

Positive: ≥25.0 Units 

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 3 p.m.

CPT Code Information

83516

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
PCAB Parietal Cell Ab, IgG, S 40960-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
PCAB Parietal Cell Ab, IgG, S 40960-7

Analytic Time

1 day

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.