Neuronal Nuclear Antibody (Hu) by IFA with Reflex to Titer and Western Blot, CSF
2006162
Ordering Recommendation
Submit With Order
Mnemonic
NNAB CSF
Methodology
Qualitative Immunofluorescence Assay/Quantitative Western Blot
(Indirect Fluorescent Antibody/Western Blot)
Performed
Varies
Reported
4-9 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Overnight fasting preferred.  
Collect
CSF  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 0.8 mL CSF to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
By Report
Interpretive Data
Note
If Neuronal Nuclear Ab (Hu) by IFA is positive then Neuronal Nuclear Ab (Hu) by Western Blot will be performed.
If Neuronal Nuclear Ab (Hu) by Western Blot is positive then Neuronal Nuclear (Hu) Ab Titer will be performed. Additional charges apply.
CPT Code(s)
86255; if reflexed, add 86256; 84181
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2006163Neuronal Nuclear Antibody (Hu), CSF
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.
Cross References
Performed at Quest Diagnostics