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Yo Ab screen w/rflx titer, CSF

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Quest

 

Test ID: 

LAB2616

 

Synonyms: 

Neuronal Nuclear (Yo) Antibody CSF Purkinje Cell CSF

Methodology: 

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

7 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 1.0 mL Cerebrospinal Fluid in a CSF Tube.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
Overnight fasting is preferred
Unacceptable conditions: Received room temperature
Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 6 months

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Purkinje Cell (Yo) antibody is found in approximately half of the patients with paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration and is associated with ovarian, uterine, and small cell lung carcinomas and Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Performing Laboratory: Quest Diagnostics Nichols Inst San Juan Capistrano 33608 Ortega Highway San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

 

http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/TestDetail.action?tabName=OrderingInfo&ntc=90117

CPT Code(s): 

86255

Last Changed: 

8/16/2017 7:36:44

Last Reviewed: 

8/16/2017 7:36:52