Test Catalog

Test ID: EZNT8    
Zinc Transporter 8 (ZnT8) Antibody, Serum

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

Clinical distinction of type 1 from type 2 diabetes mellitus

 

Identification of individuals at risk of type 1 diabetes (including high-risk relatives of patients with diabetes, and those with gestational diabetes)

 

Prediction of future need for insulin treatment in adult-onset diabetic patients

Highlights

-ZnT8 antibody distinguishes type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus

-ZnT8 antibody identifies relatives of diabetic patients at most risk for developing diabetes

-ZnT8 antibody predicts the future need for insulin treatment in adult-onset diabetic patients.

-ZnT8 antibody predicts the future development of diabetes mellitus in women with gestational diabetes.

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

ZnT8 Ab, S