PARANEOPLASTIC ANTIBODIES (PCCA/ANNA) BY IFA WITH REFLEX TO TITER AND WESTERN BLOT - ARUP
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum, one 5.0 mL gold (SST)
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer serum to an aliquot tube.
Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, or lipemic specimens
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year
PCCA/ANNA antibodies are screened by IFA. If the IFA screen is positive at 1:10, then a specific titer (PCCA or ANNA) and Western Blot will be added. Additional charges apply.
Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody/Qualitative Western Blot
86255; if reflexed add 86256 and 83516
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