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Test ID: 21OH    
21-Hydroxylase Antibodies, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Investigation of adrenal insufficiency

 

Aid in the detection of those at risk of developing autoimmune adrenal failure in the future

Highlights

Addison disease is the most frequent cause of primary adrenal insufficiency.

 

Auto-antibodies against 21-hydroxylase are present in up to 90% of Addison disease cases.

 

Measurement of anti-21-hydroxylase auto-antibodies is useful in the evaluation of the cause of established primary adrenal insufficiency.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

21-Hydroxylase Ab, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

21 Hydroxylase Antibody
21-OH Ab
Adrenal Antibody
Anti-Adrenal Antibody
Hydroxylase Antibody
Addison's Disease