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ID:410 Insulin Autoantibodies (IAA)
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DescriptionDiabetics may develop antibodies against insulin during chronic insulin treatment.
IndicationDifferential diagnosis of hypoglycaemia, Insulin resistance
Additional InfoThis is a referred assay
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

InterpretationInsulin autoantibodies may be seen in the following: IDDM prior to treatment (IAA are sometimes considered of little value because they are only found in up to 40% of new onset diabetics); autoimmune polyendocrinopathies; and following exogenous insulin for determining the cause of insulin resistance.

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notesnegative/positive
Units - Not Defined -

IP Acute TAT- Not Available -
IP Routine TAT28 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT28 days
Turnround CommentNA
Originally edited by : AM. Last edited on 14/09/2018 14:29:51. Published By AM on 14/09/2017 14:29:51.