ANTI-Hu (ANTINEURONAL NUCLEAR ANTIBODY, TYPE 1)

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate and send 2.0 mL serum (1.0 mL minimum) in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
CSF, Serum: SST

Methodology
Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Immunoassay, Western Blot

Stability
Room temperature: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 21 days; Frozen: 4 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday, Wednesday

Turnaround Time10-16 days
Test CodeHU
CPT-4 Code (s)
83516
LOINC Codes
Interpretation   Nor available  
Technical Results   Not available  
Methods   49549-9  
Comments   8251-1  
References   8265-1  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory