Item Value
Test name Paraneoplastic Antibody Evaluation, CSF
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 1-2 weeks
Performed by Mayo
Normal range
Antibody Titer
Antineuronal Nuclear Antibody-Type 1 (ANNA-1) Negative at <1:2
Antineuronal Nuclear Antibody-Type 2 (ANNA-2) Negative at <1:2
Antineuronal Nuclear Antibody-Type 3 (ANNA-3) Negative at <1:2
Anti-Glial/Neuronal Nuclear Antibody, Type 1 (AGNA-1) Negative at <1:2
Purkinje Cell Cytoplasmic Antibody, Type 1 (PCA-1) Negative at <1:2
Purkinje Cell Cytoplasmic Antibody, Type 2 (PCA-2) Negative at <1:2
Purkinje Cell Cytoplasmic Antibody, Type Tr (PCA-Tr) Negative at <1:2
Amphiphysin Antibody Negative at <1:2
CRMP-5-IgG Negative at <1:2


Note: Titers lower than 1:2 are detectable by recombinant CRMP-5 Western blot analysis. CRMP-5 Western blot analysis will be done on request on stored spinal fluid (held 4 weeks). This supplemental testing is recommended in cases of chorea, vision loss, cranial neuropathy, and myelopathy. Call the Neuroimmunology Laboratory at 800-533-1710 or 507-266-5700 to request CRMP-5 Western blot.
Container type CSF tube or sterile collection tube
Amount to Collect 4 mL CSF
Sample type CSF

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667