Autoimmune Gastrointestinal Dysmotility Evaluation, Serum

Abbrev Code:MMMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Laboratory Miscellaneous Order
Methodology:Indirect immunofluorescence assay (IFA); radioimmunoassay (RIA); enzyme immunoassay (EIA); cell binding assay; and western blot.
CPT Codes: 83519 x1, 86255 x7, 84182 x3, 86255 x2, 86256 x5
Test Includes:Anti-Neuronal Nuclear Antibody, Type 1; Striational (Striated Muscle) Antibody; N-Type Calcium Channel Antibody; Ach Receptor (Muscle) Binding Antibody; AChR Ganglionic Neuronal Antibody s; Neuronal (V-G) K+ Channel Antibody, S; GAD65 Antibody Assay, S.
Reflex testing performed as appropriate; additional charge will be applied.
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 10-13 days.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:8 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:4.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: Red or gold (gel)
Causes for Rejection:Severely lipemic, hemolyzed or icteric samples.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 4 mL, 2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:72 hours at room temperature; 28 days refrigerated or frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo Medical Laboratories)
Referral Lab number:GID2


Reference Range:By report
Use:Investigating unexplained weight loss, early satiety, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, constipation, or diarrhea in patient with past or family history of cancer or autoimmunity. Directed a focused search for cancer.

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