This test is used in the diagnosis of pernicious anemia, a condition in which a person’s red blood cell count is low because of a vitamin B-12 deficiency.
Parietal cell antibody is a marker for autoimmune gastritis.
Those experiencing fatigue or weakness; Those with a known family history of pernicious anemia; Those who are of Scandinavian or Northern European descent.
No special preparation is necessary prior to sample collection.
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.