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Intrinsic factor blocking abs
Lab code: IFBA
 
Test Synonyms:
Intrinsic factor blocking antibody
  NOTE: This test is performed at an external reference lab.
Lab:
Chemistry (Sendouts)
Inpatient Req:
Core Lab (#84927)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
Gold 5 ml
Result Time:
2-5 days   Cost: $$$
Reference Interval:
 
Important Information:
Blocking antibody impedes the action of Intrinsic Factor, as observed in approximately half of the patients who develop pernicious anemia.