Days Set Up
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Analytic Time

4 days

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Paraneoplastic Autoantibody, Antineuronal Nuclear Antibody 1
Antineuronal Nuclear Antibody (ANNA) Type 1
Sensory Neuropathy Antibody
Anti-Hu
Neuronal Nuclear Antibody, Type 1
ANNA-1

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Immunofluorescence (IFA)

Test Usage

Antineuronal Nuclear Antibody (Anti-Hu) is found in 5-10% of patients with small cell carcinoma of the lung. Anti-Hu is associated with subacute syndrome of encephalomyeloradiculopathy, sensory neuropathy, and autoimmune neuropathy, predominantly affecting the gastrointestinal tract.

Reference Range

Negative

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

Specimen Requirements

Container
Red top tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.2 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
86255
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
 

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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.