21- Hydroxylase Antibody

Test Code
21-Hydroxylase Antibody


Quest Code
39226


CPT Codes
83516

Preferred Specimen
0.5 mL serum from SST


Minimum Volume
0.3 mL


Instructions
Transfer serum to a plastic transport vial and ship at room temperature.


Transport Temperature
Refrigerated


Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 60 days


Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Gross hemolysis • Grossly icteric


Methodology
Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Setup Schedule
Night Sets up 1 day a week.


Report Available
Reports in 4 to 11 days.


Reference Range
Negative


Clinical Significance
21-Hydroxylase Antibody is present in patients with autoimmune destruction of the adrenal glands, leading to Addison's disease. Antibody is also seen in autoimmune polyglandular syndrome.


Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2042



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