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4683: Recombx® MaTa Autoantibody Test Print View
Interpretation      
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References      

PRIMARY
1 Serum 2 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 28 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)/Frozen - 28 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  CSF 2 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 28 Day(s)/Frozen - 28 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  

Anti-Ma and anti-Ta antibodies can be detected in patients with a wide range of paraneoplastic neurological syndromes including acute or subacute onset of symptoms of limbic encephalitis, brainstem encephalitis, cerebellar degeneration, or polyneuropathy. This semi-quantitative assay may be useful in monitoring therapeutic responses in select cases.

Please label each specimen tube with two forms of patient
identification. These forms of identification must also appear on the
requisition form. Serum must be separated from cells within 48
hours of collection.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
5 days

CPT Code
83520

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Methodology: Automated Nanoliter Scale Immunoassay Transport Temperature: Refrigerated Acceptable: CSF collected in a sterile leak-proof container






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