Parietal Cell Antibody, ELISA
Fasting Required: No

Specimen: Blood

Results: 7 - 10 Business Days

Description: This test can be used along with or after an intrinsic factor antibody test to help determine the cause of a vitamin B12 deficiency. It also helps to confirm a diagnosis of pernicious anemia.

Methodology: Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Immunoassay (ELISA)

Alternate Name: Gastric Parietal Cell Antibody, Anti-parietal Cell Antibody, Anti-GPA, AGPA, APCA

Note: Result turnaround times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.