Adrenal Ab

Keywords: Adrenal antibody


5 mL blood in plain tube.


Indirect IF with primate adrenal substrate.

Reference Interval:

Qualitative test. Positive result is significant.


Used in diagnosis of autoimmune adrenal failure.

To predict risk of adrenal failure in patients with polyglandular autoimmune syndrome type I.


Adrenal antibodies are present in 70 % of patients with autoimmune Addison's disease and in < 5 % of those with Addison's disease due to other causes.

May be present in patients with other autoimmune disease.


Betterle C et al. Endocr Rev 2002; 23: 327-364.

Erichsen MM et al. J Clin Endrocinol Metab 2009; 94: 4882-4890.