Intrinsic Factor Antibody


Test Information

Test Name

Intrinsic Factor Antibody

Synonyms

IF Abs; Anti Intrinsic Factor Antibody; Schilling Test

Department

Immunology; Referral

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

PLW; Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week


Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes


Processing Information

Registration Code

IFAB

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Process inhouse Immunology

- Tauranga

Process in PLW Immunology

- Whakatane

Process in PLW Immunology

- Rotorua

Hospital request process in PLW Immunology; Community request referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

- Taupo

Hospital request process in PLW Immunology; Community request referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Alternative Specimen

EDTA; Heparin; Citrate


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

1 week

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

tim.taylor@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus - via Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Send Away Volume

0.5mL serum

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