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Test ID: IA2    
Islet Antigen 2 (IA-2) Antibody, Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

89588

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Clinical distinction of type 1 from type 2 diabetes mellitus

 

Identification of individuals at risk of type 1 diabetes (including high-risk relatives of patients with diabetes)

 

Prediction of future need for insulin treatment in adult-onset diabetic patients

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

IA-2 Ab, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Anti-IA2 Antibodies
ICA-512
Islet Cell Antibody