Gastric Parietal Cell Antibody

Sample type: Serum

Test name: Gastric Parietal Cell Antibody

Special precautions & notes: Pernicious Anaemia associated, but non-specific e.g. Thyroid Disorders, Addison’s, IDDM, Also 15% of persons over 60 years

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 2 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Immunology

Turnaround time: 4 days