PARANEOPLASTIC AUTOANTIBODY EVALUATION, SERUM

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 4.0 mL serum (2.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic or icteric specimens

Methodology
Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay, Enzyme Immunoassay, Radioimmunoassay, Western Blot

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

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Varies

Turnaround Time10-18 days
Test CodePNPAB
CPT-4 Code (s)
83519-59 x 5, 83520, 86255 x 9, plus additional cpt codes and fees as appropriate.
LOINC Codes
Result ID   Reporting Name   LOINC Code  
89080   AGNA-1, S   53709-2  
81722   Amphiphysin Ab, S   33927-5  
80150   ANNA-1, S   13997-2  
80776   ANNA-2, S   43188-2  
83137   Anna-3, S   33924-2  
8338   Ach Receptor (Muscle) Binding Ab   11034-6  
81184   N-Type Calcium Channel Ab   33979-6  
81185   P/Q-Type Calcium Channel Ab   33980-4  
83077   CRMP-5-IgG, S   35386-2  
84321   AChR Ganglionic Neuronal Ab, S   42233-7  
29347   Interpretive Comments   69048-7  
83138   PCA-2, S   33925-9  
9477   PCA-1, S   53717-5  
83076   PCA-Tr, S   33926-7  
8746   Striational (Striated Muscle)Ab, S   8097-8  
89165   Neuronal (V-G) K+ Channel Ab, S   41871-5  

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