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Test Code INAB Insulin Antibodies, Serum

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 Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.75 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross reject

Other

NA

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.