ADRENAL ANTIBODY

Code
000.0000
Name
ADRENAL ANTIBODY
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
Adrenal Ab
CPT Codes
86255
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
43100
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Gold, SST

Volume

1.0 ml

Transport Info

Centrifuge and immediately transfer serum to separate plastic tube
Refrigerated

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

< 1:2 titer

Methodology

Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA)

Clinical Significance

Evaluate adrenal insufficiency and Addison's disease. Serum antibodies to adrenal cortical cells are seen in 40-70% of patients with idiopathic Addison's disease, 7 to 18% of patients with tuberculous Addison's disease and in 1% of normal subjects.

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