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Paraneoplastic Neuronal Antibodies

General information

Analysis includes anti-Hu, Yo, Ri, CV2, Amphiphysin, Ma1 and Ma2. Used to determine if an underlying malignancy exists alongside neurological disease.

Specimen transport: At room temperature

Repeat frequency: At significant change of clinical symptoms

Special precautions: None

Laboratory information

Normal reference range: Negative

Volume and sample type: 7ml clotted blood

Method: Immunoblot

Turnaround time (calendar days from sample receipt to authorised result): Median - 7

Clinical information

Indications for the test: Cerebellar degeneration, encephalitis, neuropathy

Factors affecting the test: None


ICE reference: Paraneoplastic Neuronal Antibodies


(Last updated August 22nd 2018)