Purkinje Cell (Yo) Antibody by IFA with Reflex to Titer and Western Blot, CSF
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.
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 Name
2006168Purkinje Cell (Yo) Antibody, 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, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
Performed at Quest Diagnostics