ANTI-Yo (ANTI-PURKINJE CELL CYTOPLASMIC ANTIBODY)

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate and send 2.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: SST, CSF

Methodology
Automated Nanoliter Scale Immunoassay

Stability
Room temperature: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 28 days; Frozen: 28 days

Reference Range
Serum:   <1:200  
CSF:   <1:1  

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeYO
CPT-4 Code (s)
83520
LOINC Codes
Interpretation   50398-7  
Technical results   19146-0  
Methods   49549-9  
Comments   8251-1  
References   8265-1  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory