1-8 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
Specimen Collection Details
One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST).
Centrifuge and separate serum from cells and pour into a plastic vial. Refrigerate.
48 hours ambient, 7 days refrigerated, or 2 months frozen.
1 mL serum.
200 µL serum.
Evaluate adrenal insufficiency and Addison’s disease. Serum antibodies to adrenal cortical cells are seen in 40-70% of patients with idiopathic Addison’s disease, 7-18% of patients with tuberculous Addison’s disease and in 1% of normal subjects.