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Test ID MA2EC Ma2 Antibody, ELISA, Spinal Fluid

Necessary Information

Provide the following information:

1. Relevant clinical information

2. Ordering provider name, phone number, mailing address, and e-mail address

Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Sterile vial

Preferred: Vial number 1

Acceptable: Any vial

Specimen Volume: 2 mL

Useful For

Evaluating patients with suspected paraneoplastic encephalitides using spinal fluid specimens

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reporting Name


Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
CSF Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Frozen  28 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values


Day(s) Performed

Tuesday, Friday

Report Available

3 to 5 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
MA2EC Ma2 Ab ELISA, CSF In Process


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
605971 Ma2 Ab ELISA, CSF In Process