|Mnemonic: ||[UNLIST LAB]|
|Name: ||Neuronal Nuclear Antibodies (Hu, Ri, Yo), IgG by Western Blot|
|Specimen: ||1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Separate serum from cells ASAP.|
|Minimum Spec: ||0.5 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||FREEZE|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 2007963|
| Method: ||Western blot|
|Note: ||ANNA-1 = anti-Hu |
ANNA-2 = anti-Ri
PCCA or PCA-1 = anti-Yo or anti-Purkinje cell cytoplasmic antibody
PCCA/ANNA antibodies are screened by IFA. If the IFA screen is positive at 1:10, then a specific titer (PCCA or ANNA) and immunoblot will be added.
Interpretive Data: This test detects IgG antineuronal antibodies to Hu, Ri, and Yo antigens. Only the antibodies detected are reported in the result field.