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Test Code ZINCTRANS Zinc Transporter 8 Antibody

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories


Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Reference Values

0.0-15.0 Kronus Units/mL


A value greater than 15.0 Kronus Units/mL is considered positive for ZnT8 antibody.
Kronus Units are arbitrary. Kronus Units=U/mL

Test Classification and CPT Coding



LOINC Code: 76651-9

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Gold Top Tube or Red Top  Tube

Specimen: 0.5 mL serum (0.1 mL min)

Transport Temperature:  Refrigerated

Stability: 5 Days Room Temperature

                7 Days Refrigerated

                3 Months Frozen

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed


TAT: 2 - 9 Days



TAT 2 - 9 Days

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  1559858

Used For

Most useful to establish autoimmumne etiology in previously diagnosed type 1 DM. Do not use to differentiate type 1 DM from type 2 DM, for most cases.
If pursuing antibody testing to determine autoimmune diabetes mellitus, perform at least 2 antibody tests. In most cases, use glutamic acid decarboxylase antibody in combination with another antibody test