Autoimmune Gastrointestinal Dysmotility Evaluation, Serum

Abbrev Code:MMMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:Indirect immunofluorescence assay (IFA); radioimmunoassay (RIA); enzyme immunoassay (EIA); cell binding assay; and western blot.
CPT Codes: 83519 x4, 83520 x1, 86256 x1, 86314 x1
Test Includes:Anti-Neuronal Nuclear Antibody, Type 1; Striational (Striated Muscle) Antibody; N-Type Calcium Channel Antibody; Ach Receptor (Muscle) Bining Antibody; AChR Ganglionic Neuronal Antibody s; Nueronal (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 7-10 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:Stability: Room temperature - 72 hours; refrigerated or frozen - 28 days.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo Medical Laboratories)
Referral Lab number:AGIDE


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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