Useful for diagnosing person presenting with possible stiff man syndrome, paraneoplastic encephalomyelitis (PEM) and sensory neuropathy. May aid in diagnosis of occult tumor, recurrance of tumor, or second tumor.
2 - 6 days
Collect specimen in an SST tube. Centrifuge and aliquot serum into a plastic vial within 2 hours of collection. Freeze.
Must arrive in lab or aliquot within 2 hours.
Test sent to ARUP Laboratories.