Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 26, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91657

Paraneoplastic Antibodies (PCCA/ANNA) w/ Reflex to Titer

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 2 mL (Min:0.8 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Separate from cells within 2 hours of collection
  • PCCA/ANNA antibodies are screened by IFA. If the IFA screen is positive at 1:10, then a specific titer (PCCA or ANNA) and immunoblot will be added. Additional charges apply
Rejection Criteria:
  • Bacterially Contaminated Samples
  • Heat inactivated
  • Hemolyzed specimens
  • Lipemic Samples
Stability:Ambient: 1 Day(s); Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 12 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Qualitative Immunoblot
  • Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Performed:Wednesday
Reported:3-11 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86255
Components:
  • 91657 - PARANEOPLASTIC ABS
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