Also known as: Gastric Parietal Cell Antibody; Anti-parietal Cell Antibody; Anti-GPA; AGPA; APCA
Formal name: Gastric Parietal Cell Antibody, IgG
Related tests: Intrinsic Factor Antibody, Vitamin B12 and Folate, Methylmalonic Acid, Gastrin, Homocysteine, Complete Blood Count, Blood Smear
At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To help diagnose pernicious anemia
When to Get Tested?
A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm
Test Preparation Needed?