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IA-2 / IA2-M
ISLET ANTIGEN 2 AB

Test Code IA-2 / IA2-M 
Test ISLET ANTIGEN 2 AB 
Methodology Radioimmunoassay (RIA) 
Description Clinical distinction of type 1 from type 2 diabetes mellitus

Identification of individuals at risk of type 1 diabetes (including high-risk relatives of patients with diabetes)

Prediction of future need for insulin treatment in adult-onset diabetic patients 
Specimen Draw blood in either a plain red-top tube or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 1.5 mL (minimum 1.0 mL) in a plastic vial refrigerated. 
Reference Values < or =0.02 nmol/L
Reference values apply to all ages. 
Analytic Time 3 days if negative, 5 days if positive 
Day(s) Test Set Up Tuesday and Thursday 
CPT Code(s) 86341