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

Test Catalog

Test Name

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

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)

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


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
Islet Cell Antibody