Intrinsic Factor Antibodies

Sample type: Serum

Test name: Intrinsic Factor Antibodies a.k.a. IFAB

Condition / Indication: Indicated with a low B12 with no known cause

Special precautions & notes: Test not appropriate if patient has recently received B12 injections, as it can cause falsely positive IFAB results.

Reference range: No reference range - reported as Positive / Negative

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Discipline: Haematology

Turnaround time: 10 days