Recoverin antibodies

Indication

Suspicion of paraneoplastic retinopathy (Carcinoma Associated retinopathy CAR).

Method

Immunoblot.

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Answer

Serum: The result is reported as negative, borderline or positive with a value (blot intensity).

CSF: The result is reported as negative, borderline or positive

Interpretation

Antibodies against recoverin occurs almost exclusively in small cell lung cancer with paraneoplastic retinopathy.

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Packages and other tests

View other packages Autoimmune encephalitis (Package 560, 561 and 562), Paraneoplastic retinopathy syndrome (MAR, CAR) (569). View other tests AMPA receptor 1 and 2 (GluR1 and GluR2) antibodies, Amphiphysin antibodies, CASPR2 antibodies, CV2/CRMP5 antibodies, DPPX (dipeptidyl aminopeptidase-like protein 6) antibodies, GABA B receptor antibodies, GAD antibodies, Hu antibodies, LGI-1 antibodies, Ma antibodies, NMDA receptor antibodies, Purkinje cell antibodies (Tr, Trotter antigen), Ri (Nova 1/ ANNA-2) antibodies, SOX1 antibodies, Titin antibodies, VGKC (voltage gated potassium channel) antibodies, Yo (PCA-1, Purkinje cells antigen 1) antibodies, Zic4 antibodies

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