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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Anti-Parietal Cell Antibodies (APA)

Test Name

Anti-Parietal Cell Antibodies (APA)

Gold Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Gold Top (SST)

Minimum Volume = 2 ml serum

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Serum collected with or without gel separator serum. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Special Instructions Specimen must be labelled properly. Sperate as soon and possible and send refrigrated

Rejection Criteria: Unlabeled or samples of non sufficient quantity.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

5 Days

Test Utilization

Reference Value

Negative

Test Code

APA

Methodology

ELISA

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROSJ03)

Other Information

Last Updated: November 28, 2019