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Lab Test Dictionary

Paraneoplastic Autoantibody Evaluation, Spinal Fluid (PAC1)


Amphiphysin Ab; ANNA-1; ANNA-2; ANNA-3; Anti-Hu; Antineuronal; Cerebellar Antibodies; CRMP-5-IgG; Dorsal Root Ganglion Antibody; Hu Antibody; Neuron Restricted Autoantibodies; Neuronal Nuclear Antibody; Neuronal-Anti; Ovarian Cancer-Related Antibodies; PCA-1; PCA-2; PCA-Tr; Purkinje Cell Cytoplasmic Antibodies; Ri, Anti; Yo-Anti

Specimen Type


Performing Lab

Mayo Medical Lab

Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days


Standard TAT

3-8 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

2-4 mL CSF

Container Type

Sterile Container

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 72 Hours; Refrigerated: 28 Days; Frozen: 28 Days

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; Gross lipemia; Gross icterus

Test Volume Required

4 mL CSF

Minimum Test Volume

2 mL CSF

Included Tests

Paraneioplastic Interpretation, Anti-Glial Nuclear Ab, Type 1, Amphiphysin Ab, Anti-Neuronal Nuclear Ab, Type 1-3, CRMP-5-IgG, Purkinje Cell Cytoplsamic Ab Type 1-2, and Purkinje Cell Cytoplasmic Ab Type Tr. Reflex Test: Paraneoplastic Autoantibody WBlot; CRMP-5-IgG WBlot; GAD65 Ab Assay; Amphiphysin WBlot; NMO/AQP4 FACS; NMO/AQP4 FACS Titer; NMDA-R Ab CBA; AMPA-R Ab CBA; GABA-B-R Ab CBA; NMDA-R Ab IF Titer Assay; AMPA-R Ab IF Titer Assay; GAGA-B-R Ab IF Titer Assay; VGKC-complex Ab IPA


***Only appropriate to order for patients with neuromuscular issues.***

CPT Codes

83519; 84182 (x3); 86255 (x13); 86256 (x4); 86341