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ID:152 Parathyroid antibodies
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DescriptionPresent in up to 10% of patients with idiopathic hypoparathyroidism. Many of these patients have autoimmune polyendocrinopathies with antibodies to adrenal cortex and ovary.
IndicationAutoimmune hypoparathyroidism.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

DepartmentClinical Immunology
TubeSerum Gel
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Collection ConditionsNo restrictions
Min. Vol2 mL

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesQualitative - pos/neg Normal result = Negative
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT5 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT5 days
Turnround CommentANA and AMA are excluded by analysis of mouse Liver Kidney Stomach tisues, for all suspected parathyroid positves. Endocrine antibodies can also excluded by analysis of monkey adrenal, ovary and testis tissue.

Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 14/09/2018 14:32:29. Published By AM on 14/09/2017 14:32:29.