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Laboratory Test Reference Guide

Laboratory Information

Test Name

GAD, IA2 and ZnT8

Synonyms

Diabetes type 1 antibodies
Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase antibody
Insulinoma antigen 2 antibody
Zince Transporter 8 antibody
T1DM

External Price (excl. GST)

GAD

$25.32

IA2

$25.32

ZnT8

$24.36

Specimen Collection

Adult Specimen

Gold or Red tube

Paediatric Specimen

Paediatric Gold or Red tube

Instructions for Referral to Waikato Lab

Aliquot Instructions

300uL Serum

Aliquot Transport

Chilled

Test Information

Department

Immunology

Laboratory Turnaround Time

Batched monthly

Method

ELISA

Unit Of Measurement

U/mL

Uncertainty Of Measurement

GAD <15%, IA2 <20%, ZnT8 <30%

Diagnostic Use Or Instructions

ZnT8 can be requested as an individual test, otherwise GAD, IA2 and ZnT8 antibodies are always performed.