Zinc Transporter 8 Antibody
2006196
 
Ordering Recommendation
Not recommended in routine evaluation or management of diabetes mellitus (DM). Combined testing with Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase Antibody (GAD) (2001771) and IA-2 Antibody (insulinoma antigen 2) (0050202) improves diagnostic sensitivity in suspected cases of type 1 DM.
Mnemonic
ZNT8 AB
Methodology
Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Wed
Reported
1-8 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Plasma. Grossly hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 5 days; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 3 months  
Reference Interval
0.0-15.0 Kronus Units/mL
Interpretive Data
A value greater than 15.0 Kronus Units/mL is considered positive for ZnT8 antibody.
Kronus Units are arbitrary. Kronus Units = U/mL

See Compliance Statement D: www.aruplab.com/CS
Note
CPT Code(s)
86341
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2006197Zinc Transporter 8 Antibody
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Cross References
  • ZnT8
  • ZnT8 antibodies
  • ZnT8A