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36741: Islet Cell Antibody Screen With Reflex To Titer Print View
Islet Cell Antibody Screen IFA     

PRIMARY
1 Serum 2 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 6 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE

Type 1 diabetes is characterized by lymphocytic cell infiltrate of the pancreatic islets. Measurement of GAD-65, ICA-512, and Insulin Antibody is a highly sensitive means to assess risk and predict onset of Type 1 diabetes. There is a correlation between the number of positive antibodies and the antibody titers versus the severity of the autoimmune process.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Thursday

Reported (Analytical Time)
4 days

CPT Code
86341

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Methodology: Immunofluorescence Assay
Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis; lipemic; icteric If Islet Cell Antibody Screen is Positive, then the Islet Cell Antibody Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86341).






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