Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Anti Tr, Serum

Test Name: Anti Tr, Serum
Alternate Name(s): Purkinje Cell Cytoplasmic Antibody Type Tr
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Minimum serum volume is 1.0 mL in each of 2 aliquots.

Note: This test is available exclusively to LHSC/SJHC physicians.
For more information, please contact the Senior Technologist in the
Immunology Lab.
(519)-685-8500 ext 35541
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out monthly
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
50 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: Negative
Effective Date: 2015-12-03
Revised Date:  
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: The presence of ant-Tr is usually associated with paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration and Hodgkin’s disease.
Special Processing:  
Comments: This test is available exclusively to LHSC/SJHC physicians.
For more information, please contact:
Senior Technologist
Immunology Lab, LHSC
(519)-685-8500 ext. 35541
Method of Analysis: IFA
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Refrigerate up to 2 days, otherwise freeze at
–20oC for longer storage.
System Codes: 
Cerner
IMMX
 
Referred To: Washington University Medical School
660 S. Euclid, Box 8111
St. Louis, Missouri
63110
USA

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