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Purkinje Cell (Yo) Antibody by IFA with Reflex to Titer and Western Blot, CSF  (INACTIVE as of 08/18/14:  Refer to 2010841)
2006167
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
PURK AB
Methodology
Qualitative Immunofluorescence/Quantitative Western Blot
Performed
Varies
Reported
4-9 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
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. Also acceptable: Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months 
Reference Interval
By Report
Interpretive Data


Note
If specimen result is positive, then titer and Western blot confirmation will be added. Additional charges apply.
CPT Code(s)
86255; if reflexed, add 86256; 84181
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2006168Purkinje Cell (Yo) Antibody, CSF14247-1
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Aliases

Performed at Quest Diagnostics