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PARI6 / PCAB-M
GASTRIC PARIETAL CELL ANTIBODIES, IGG, SERUM

Test Code PARI6 / PCAB-M 
Test GASTRIC PARIETAL CELL ANTIBODIES, IGG, SERUM 
Methodology Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) 
Description Useful in the evaluation of patients suspected of having pernicious anemia with or without other autoimmune diseases. 
Specimen Draw blood in either a plain red-top or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 0.5 mL (minimum: 0.2 mL) of serum refrigerated. 
Reference Values Negative: < or =20.0 Units
Equivocal: 20.1-24.9 Units
Positive: > or =25.0 Units

Reference values apply to all ages. 

Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday, Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 83516