Paraneoplastic Antibodies (PCCA/ANNA) by IFA with Reflex to Titer and Immunoblot

Sunquest Code:PNEOAB  
Epic Code:LAB6669Epic Name:Paraneoplastic Antibodies with Reflex
Synonyms:Neuronal Nuclear Antibody, IgG
Methodology:Indirect fluorescent antibody/Qualitative Immunnoblot
CPT Code:86255, 86256, 86256
Test Includes:PCCA/ANNA antibodies are screened by IFA.
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-9 days.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been approved or cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.7 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge ASAP aliquot 2 mL, 0.75 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Stability: After separation from cells: 24 hours at room temperature; 2 weeks refrigerated; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2007961


Reference Range:

Purkinje Cell/Neuronal Nuclear IgG Screen

None detected

Neuronal Nuclear Antibody (ANNA) IFA Titer, IgG

Less than 1:10

Purkinje Cell Antibody, Titer

Less than 1:10

Neuronal Nuclear (Hu, Ri and Yo) Antibodies IgG by Immunoblot

None detected




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