Autoimmune Neurology Testing

Autoimmune neurology is a rapidly evolving subspecialty driven by the discovery that the immune system can target virtually any structure within the central or peripheral nervous system. These conditions manifest as disorders previously thought to be independent and unrelated.

For the spectrum of autoimmune neurological disorders, where an early and accurate diagnosis is paramount, our testing approaches to effectively diagnose and guide treatment for these patients is unparalleled.

 

CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISORDERS

TEST ID

Dementia, Autoimmune Evaluation, Serum DMS1
Dementia, Autoimmune Evaluation, Spinal Fluid DMC1
Encephalopathy, Autoimmune Evaluation, Serum ENS1
Encephalopathy, Autoimmune Evaluation, Spinal Fluid ENC1
Epilepsy, Autoimmune Evaluation, Serum  EPS1
Epilepsy, Autoimmune Evaluation, Spinal Fluid  EPC1
Movement Disorder Evaluation, Serum MDS1
Movement Disorder Evaluation, Spinal Fluid MDC1

CNS DEMYELINATING DISEASES

TEST ID

CNS Demyelinating Disease Evaluation, Serum (AQP4 AND MOG) CDS1
Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)/Aquaporin-4-IgG Fluorescence-Activated Cell Sorting (FACS) Assay, Serum NMOFS
Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)/Aquaporin-4-IgG Fluorescence-Activated Cell Sorting (FACS) Assay, Spinal Fluid NMOFC
Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein (MOG-IgG1) Fluorescence-Activated Cell Sorting (FACS) Assay, Serum MOGFS

NEUROMUSCULAR JUNCTION DISORDERS

 TEST ID

Acetylcholine Receptor (Muscle AChR) Binding Antibody ARBI
Muscle-Specific Kinase (MuSK) Autoantibody MUSK
Myasthenia Gravis (MG) Evaluation, Adult MGA1
Myasthenia Gravis (MG) Evaluation with MuSK MGRM
Myasthenia Travis (MG) Evaluation, Pediatric MGP1
Myasthenia Travis (MG) Evaluation, Thymoma MGT1
Myasthenia Gravis (MG)/Lambert-Eaton Syndrome (LES) Evaluation MGL1

AUTONOMIC DISORDERS

TEST ID

Autoimmune Dysautonomia Evaluation, Serum DYS1
Autoimmune Gastrointestinal Dysmotility Evaluation, Serum GID1

CLASSIC PARANEOPLASTIC DISORDERS

TEST ID

Paraneoplastic, Autoantibody Evaluation, Serum PAVAL
Paraneoplastic, Autoantibody Evaluation, Spinal Fluid PAC1

FOLLOW-UP ASSAYS (USED FOR FOLLOW-UP AFTER
POSITIVE EVALUATION

TEST ID

Neuroimmunology Antibody Follow-up, Serum PNEFS 
Neuroimmunology Antibody Follow-up, Spinal Fluid PNEFC 

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