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Paraneoplastic Antibodies

Order Name Paraneo AB
Test Number: 6900789
Revision Date 03/14/2017
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Paraneoplastic Antibodies
Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody 61177-2 
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 2.0 mL (0.75 mL) Serum Clot Activator SST Refrigerated
Instructions Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL (Min: 0.75 mL)  serum to a Standard Transport Tube.
Unacceptable: hemolysis, Lipemia
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 24 hours, Refrigerated: 14 days, Frozen: 1 year
Testing Schedule Wednesday 
Expected TAT 1-9 days  
Clinical Use Purkinje Cell (PCCA) antibody and Neuronal Nuclear (ANNA) antibody IgG are screened by IFA. If the IFA screen is indeterminate, then a Neuronal Nuclear Antibodies (Hu, Ri, and Yo) IgG by Immunoblot will be added. If the IFA screen is positive at 1:10 or greater, then a PCCA/ANNA antibodies titer and Neuronal Nuclear Antibodies (Hu, Ri, and Yo) IgG by Immunoblot will be added. Additional charges apply. 
Notes Possible Reflex Tests:
Order Code: Neuronal Nuclear Antibodies, Immunoblot [5581127], Result Code: Neuronal IgG(ImmnBlot)  [5581127] Cpt 83516
Order Code: Neuronal Nuclear Antibody Titer [ 6906231], Result Code: Rflx ANNA Ttr,IgG [6906231] Cpt 86256
Order Code: Purkinje Antibody Titer [6906233] Result Code: Rflx Purkinje IgG Ttr [6906233] Cpt 86256

Reference Lab: ARUP
ARUP Test Code: 2007961
Click Here to view information on the ARUP website.
CPT Code(s) 86255, if relfexed add 83516 and/or 86256
Lab Section Reference Lab