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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeIF
Method

ELISA

External Price$35.91(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

None

Patient Specimen5 mL clotted blood(Red)
Paediatric Specimen1.0 mL clotted blood(Red)
Sample Delivery to LabRoom temperature
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions500 uL serum - minimum 1 mL serum - preferred Store in fridge.
Aliquot Transport to CHLRoom temperature
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Immunology
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0414 | x80414
Test AvailabilityBatched fortnightly
Turnaround Time2 weeks
Reference Interval

- Negative
- Borderline
- Positive

Interpretation

Intrinsic Factor Antibodies
Positive in approximately 60% of patients with pernicious anaemia. The combination of positive anti GPC, low serum B12 and positive anti IF is highly specific for pernicious anaemia. It is debatable whether absorption studies are required in this circumstance.

Delphic Number Test Number6822

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