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Test Code NEURONL AB Anti Neuronal Antibodies

Additional Codes

This test is for blood only. For CSF samples see "CSF Anti Neuronal Antibody".

Clinical System Name

Anti Neuronal Antibodies



Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Gold SST or Red or Gold Microtainer

Preferred Vol: 3.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL


Note: This test does not require both serum and CSF but UW Immunology Lab recommends obtaining both samples from the patient within several hours of each other for a more useful result.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Spin, freeze 1 mL serum in a plastic tube affixed with a large Cerner label in the -20°C freezer, Send Outs rack.


Off-site collection: Spin, aliquot and, freeze serum. Transport frozen.


Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp  
  Refrigerated 14 d
  Frozen >14 d



STAT Performed TAT
N Collected daily; set up M and W 2 - 5 d


Performing Laboratory

University of Washington

Department of Laboratory Medicine

UW Immunology

1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195


Phone Number: (206) 520-4600


Department: Send Outs


Phone: (206) 987-2563



Reference Range


Serum 0 - 54 Units




Method: Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Analytical Volume: 0.5 mL


CPT Codes


Send Out Instructions


Reference Test Name: Anti Neuronal Cell Antibody
Reference Test Number: ANEUR
Instructions: Send out M - F with the UW courier.