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

Abbrev Code:PNEOAB   
Order Code:LAB6669Order Name:Paraneoplastic Antibodies with Reflex
Synonyms:Neuronal Nuclear Antibody, IgG
Methodology:Indirect fluorescent antibody/Qualitative Immunnoblot
CPT Codes: 86255 x1, 86256 x1, 86256 x1
Test Includes:PCCA/ANNA antibodies are screened by IFA.
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-6 days.

For tests developed and validated by ARUP (previously referred to as Compliance Statement B, C or D). This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Collection Instructions

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

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Within 2 hours of collection, centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 0.75 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
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, Yo and TR/DNER) Antibodies
IgG by Immunoblot

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