Intrinsic Factor Antibodies, IF

NameIntrinsic Factor Antibody (IF)
Tube TypeGold
Reporting UnitsPositive / Negative
Reference RangeN/A
AvailabilityAnalysed at Torbay & South Devon Hospital: Testing is performed once a week.
Target turnaround timeTested in a batch, can take up to 2 weeks.
Special requirements & notes
Patient preparationN/A
Volume required1 tube, must be full.
If delayed transport to lab, store:In refrigerator 2 – 8oC.
Factors affecting result interpretation
Time limit for add on testN/A Add-on test not available.
Pathology disciplineHaematology
‘Lab Tests Online’ linkhttps://labtestsonline.org.uk/glossary/intrinsic

Last updated: August 27, 2020