Analytic Time

10 - 14 days

MiChart Code
Paraneoplastic Autoantibody Evaluation
Soft Order Code

Update Type: Test Resumed

Test Updated: 09/02/2020


Amphiphysin Antibody
Antineuronal Nuclear Antibodies
Dorsal Root Ganglion Antibody
Hu Antibody
Neuronal Nuclear Antibody, Type 1
Neuronal Nuclear Antibody, Type 2
Neuronal Nuclear Antibody, Type 3
Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration (PCD)
Purkinje Cell Cytoplasmic Antibody, Type 1
Purkinje Cell Cytoplasmic Antibody, Type 2
Purkinje Cell Cytoplasmic Antibody, Type Tr
Ri Antibody
Yo Antibody
ACh Receptor (Muscle) Binding Antibody
P/Q Type Calcium Channel Antibody
Anti Neuronal Nuclear Antibody Type 1, 2, or 3
N Type Calcium Channel Antibody
AChR Ganglionic Neuronal Antibody
Anti-Glial Nuclear Antibody, Type 1
Amphiphysin Antibody Western Blot (reflex)
Striational (Striated Muscle) Antibody
AChR Antibodies
Acetylcholine Receptor Antibodies
Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)/Aquaporin-4-IgG (reflex)
GAD65 Antibody (reflex)
GABA-B-R Antibody (reflex)
Neuronal (V-G) K Channel Antibody
CRMP-5-IgG Western Blot (reflex)
Paraneoplastic Antibody Western Blot (reflex)
ACh Receptor (Muscle) Modulating Antibody (reflex)
AMPA-R Antibody (reflex)
NMDA-R Antibody (reflex)
Paraneoplastic AutoAb Eval, S
Amphiphysin Ab Western Blot
Neuromyelitis Optica Ab IgG
Voltage-Gated Potassium Channel Antibody

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Test Overview

Test Methodology
Test Usage

Investigating a subacute multifocal neurological disorder without obvious cause, especially in a patient with past or family history of cancer, or smoking history. Directing a focused search for cancer. Investigating neurological symptoms that appear in the course or wake of cancer therapy, and are not explainable by metastasis. Differentiating autoimmune neuropathies from neurotoxic effects of chemotherapy. Monitoring the immune response of seropositive patients in the course of cancer therapy. Detecting early evidence of cancer recurrence in previously seropositive patients.

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

Collect blood in SST or red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate. Include relevant clinical information as well as ordering physician name, telephone number, and mailing address. Indicate if order is a follow-up for a previously diagnosed patient; the patient's previously elevated autoantibodies will be performed.

Red Top Tube
Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
4 mL serum
Minimum Volume
2 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
83519 x5, 83520, 86255 x9
Pro Fee Code

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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.