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Anti-neuronal nuclear antibody
Lab code: ANTIHU
 
Test Synonyms:
Anti-neuronal nuclear antibody; anti-hu antibody; ANNA-1
  NOTE: This test is performed at an external reference lab.
Lab:
Chemistry (Sendouts)
Inpatient Req:
Core Lab (#84927)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
Gold 5 ml
Result Time:
1-3 weeks   Cost: $$$
Reference Interval:
 
Important Information:
Anti-hu antibodies (also known as ANNA-1) are autoantibodies that have been associated with paraneoplastic neurologic disorders, including sensory neuropathy and encephalomyelitis. Reportedly, anti-hu antibodies are most commonly found in the setting of small cell lung cancer.
Additional Resources:
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