Secondary test to diagnose autoimmune disease after adrenal insufficiency confirmed.
- Patient Preparation
- Plain red.
- Specimen Preparation
- Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- Unacceptable Conditions
- Hemolyzed specimens.
- After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months
In males with adrenal insufficiency and 21-hydroxylase antibodies within the reference interval (less than 1.0 U/mL), X-Linked Adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD) should be excluded by using Very Long-Chain Branched Fatty Acids in plasma (ARUP Test Code 2004250) for screening.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
- 21-OH Ab
- Adrenal Antibodies
- Adrenal Antibody
- Anti-Adrenal Antibody
- Hydroxylase Antibody