Changes to ADRENL & RICKGM Testing
ADRENL & RICKGM Testing
Adrenal Antibody Testing
Effective September 10, 2018, Adrenal Antibody (ADRENL) will have the following changes:
2 mL, serum
0.5 mL, serum
Red BD Hemogard Serum Tube (No Additive)
Refrigerated – send specimen to laboratories with cold packs
3 – 8 days
If the Adrenal Antibody screen is positive, then an Adrenal Antibody Titer will be performed at an additional cost.
Adrenal antibody is detected in patients with autoimmune adrenal disease (e.g., Addison’s disease).
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