Blood Sciences Test


Pituitary Antibodies

Specimen

Serum

Special Instructions

Minimum sample volume: 3 ml

Test Usage

Diagnostic value uncertain. Pituitary gland antibodies have been described in some centrally mediated endocrine disorders, in the empty sella syndrome and in some pituitary tumours.

Turnaround time

Monthly

Availability

Referred Test

Assayed By

This investigation is performed at the Immunology Department, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield. S5 7YT

 

Specimen Labelling Procedure