Newcastle Laboratories

Anti-IA-2 (insulinoma-associated) antibodies

Clinical Background:

IA2 antibodies are found in latent diabetes and in Type I diabetes in combination with other antibodies (islet cell antibodies, GAD-65 antibodies and insulin antibodies); may provide useful predict...

IA2 antibodies are found in latent diabetes and in Type I diabetes in combination with other antibodies (islet cell antibodies, GAD-65 antibodies and insulin antibodies); may provide useful predictive information. The presence of 3-4 antibodies gives a risk of progression of 60-100% although this may be over a long time frame.

Read More

Test Details

  • Discipline:

    Immunology

    Immunology

  • Specimen Container Adult:

    Serum-SST

    Serum-SST

  • Specimen Container Paediatric:

    Serum-Plain tube

    Serum-Plain tube

  • Minimum Volume Adult:

    1 ml

    1 ml

  • Minimum Volume Paediatric:

    0.5 ml

    0.5 ml

  • Special Requirement:

    None

    None

  • Add On Test:

    All urgent add ons via telephone on 0191 282 4766, and must be confirmed via email to the appropriate email address

    RVIadditions.Laboratory@nuth.nhs.uk (internal)

    or

    tnu-tr.bloodsciencesadditions@nhs...

    All urgent add ons via telephone on 0191 282 4766, and must be confirmed via email to the appropriate email address

    RVIadditions.Laboratory@nuth.nhs.uk (internal)

    or

    tnu-tr.bloodsciencesadditions@nhs.net (external)

    Read More
  • Interpretation:

    None

    None

  • Reference Ranges:

    Normal Range: 0 - 10 IU/ml

    Normal Range: 0 - 10 IU/ml

  • Other Info:

    Reported as a numerical value

    Reported as a numerical value

  • Routine Contact Name:

    Jonathan Wake
  • Routine Telephone:

    0191 282 1890

    0191 282 1890

  • Routine Email:

    jonathan.wake@nuth.nhs.uk

Availability:

Sent to an external laboratory for testing

Turn Around:

21 routine working days

View all tests