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ID:147 Pancreatic Islet Cell Antibodies
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DescriptionAntibodies to Pancreatic islet cells (PIC) are detected using indirect immunofluorescence on pancreas tissue. They can be detected in up 86% of patients with new onset insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM).
IndicationSuspected type 1 IDDM
Additional Info
Concurrent TestsAnti-GAD Ab
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationPresent in up to 86% of patients with Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus at presentation. Increased prevalence in relatives of patients with IDDM.

DepartmentClinical Immunology
SampleBlood
TubeSerum Gel
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsNo restrictions
Min. Vol2 mL
Freq.Weekdays

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Ref. Range NotesQualitative: Pos/Neg
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT7 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT7 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 14/09/2018 14:32:04. Published By AM on 14/09/2017 14:32:04.