Insulin Antibody
0099228
Ordering Recommendation
Not recommended in routine evaluation or management of diabetes mellitus (DM). Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase Antibody (GAD) (2001771) and IA-2 Antibody (insulinoma antigen 2) (0050202) recommended for initial screening of suspected cases of type 1 DM.
Mnemonic
ANTI-INS
Methodology
Quantitative Radioimmunoassay
Performed
Tue, Wed, Fri
Reported
2-5 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Serum separator tube or plain red.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 0.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.1 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Plasma. Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 2 months  
Reference Interval
Effective May 21, 2012

0.0-0.4 Kronus Units/mL  
Interpretive Data
This assay quantitatively measures human serum autoantibodies to endogenous insulin or antibodies to exogenous insulin.
A value of greater than 0.4 Kronus Units/mL is considered positive for Insulin Antibody.
Kronus Units are arbitrary. Kronus Units=U/mL  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
86337
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0098223Insulin Antibody
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Aliases
  • anti-insulin antibody
  • Human Insulin Antibodies
  • insulin AB
  • Insulin Antibodies, Serum