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Intrinsic Factor Antibody (Sendaway Test)

Alternative Names:Intrinsic factor binding antibody
IF ab
Laboratory:Haematology
Test Code:STV
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SSTSST
Adults Volume or Mass:6 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:

For diagnosis of autoimmune vitamin B12 malabsorption (pernicious anaemia).

Transport Instructions:Store at 4C
Processing Instructions:Centrifuge
Aliquot
Store frozen
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:St Vincent's Pathology
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at 4'C with Ice Pack