Days Set Up
Thursday
Analytic Time

2 - 10 days

Soft Order Code
AAMPH

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Qualitative Immunoblot

Test Usage

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.

Reference Range

Negative

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect specimen in SST tube. Forward to Specimen Processing immediately. Spin and aliquot within 2 hours of collection. Freeze

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in an SST tube. Centrifuge and aliquot serum into a plastic vial within 2 hours of collection. Freeze.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.15 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
83516
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.