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, if possible.
Submit With Order
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
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Performed at Quest Diagnostics