Amphiphysin Antibody, IgG
2008893
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
AMPHIPHYS
Methodology
Qualitative Immunoblot
Performed
Thu
Reported
1-8 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.15 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Plasma. Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, or lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year  
Reference Interval
Negative
Interpretive Data
Amphiphysin antibody is present in about 5 percent of patients with stiff-person syndrome and is found variably in other cases of paraneoplastic neurological syndrome (PNS). Amphiphysin antibody is mainly associated with small-cell lung cancer and breast tumors.

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Note
CPT Code(s)
83516
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0051709Neuronal Antibody (Amphiphysin)
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