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
Turnaround time: 10 days