Neuroimmunology

PACE / State of CA / State of FL
This “Specialty Testing” webinar will discuss the collaborative effort which led to the discovery of Kelch like protein 11 (KLHL11) IgG as a specific biomarker of neurological autoimmunity associated testicular germ cell tumor.

By MCL Education • July 22, 2021

In this month’s “Hot Topic,” John Mills, Ph.D., explains the central role of tissue immunofluorescence in the identification of neural antibodies and discusses the benefits of an integrated laboratory approach to the development and validation of novel antibody biomarkers.

By MCL Education • December 14, 2020

Autoimmune encephalitis and myelitis is increasingly recognized as a cause of CNS disease in children and teens. Andrew McKeon, M.B., B.Ch., M.D, gives an overview of this test available through Mayo Clinic Laboratories. He discusses when this testing should be ordered, how this testing compares to other testing approaches, and what clinical action can be taken due to the results of this testing.

By Alyssa Frank • February 4, 2020

PACE / State of CA / State of FL
This “Specialty Testing” webinar will describe the clinical, radiologic, and serologic characteristics of autoimmune myelopathies and their mimics.

By MCL Education • August 22, 2019

Using advanced technology, scientists at Chan Zuckerberg (CZ) Biohub, Mayo Clinic and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), have discovered an autoimmune disease that appears to affect men with testicular cancer.

By Mayo Clinic News Network • July 31, 2019

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is the only laboratory in the world to offer testing for a novel form of autoimmune meningoencephalomyelitis. Known as autoimmune glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) astrocytopathy, the condition was identified by Mayo Clinic in 2016. The GFAP antibody test is offered as part of Mayo Clinic Laboratories’ encephalitis and myelopathy evaluations.

By Barbara J. Toman • June 28, 2019

"This study offers hope to patients, since each attack in NMO can cause loss of visual or motor function," says Sean Pittock, M.D., a Mayo Clinic neurologist and first author.

By Mayo Clinic News Network • May 3, 2019

This “Specialty Testing” webinar will discuss the diagnosis, pathological understanding, and current best treatment options for necrotizing autoimmune myopathy.

By MCL Education • January 31, 2019

This "Specialty Testing" webinar will provide an overview of novel biomarker discoveries and advances being made in the study of autoimmune gliopathies.

By MCL Education • March 1, 2018

An algorithm is a step-by-step procedure to guide clinicians and laboratorians in appropriate laboratory test ordering.

By brentwestra • May 24, 2017

An algorithm is a step-by-step procedure to guide clinicians and laboratorians in appropriate laboratory test ordering.

By brentwestra • May 24, 2017

The algorithm can be viewed here.

By brentwestra • May 24, 2017

The algorithm can be viewed here.

By brentwestra • May 24, 2017