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Test ID RCVBS Recoverin-IgG Antibody, Immunoblot, Serum

Specimen Required


Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Neurology Specialty Testing Client Test Request (T732) with the specimen.

Useful For

Evaluating patients with suspected paraneoplastic retinopathy accompanying small cell carcinoma

Method Name

Immunoblot (IB)

Reporting Name

Recoverin Immunoblot, S

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

See Specimen Required

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values


Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Report Available

4 to 6 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
RCVBS Recoverin Immunoblot, S 83003-4


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
610009 Recoverin Immunoblot, S 83003-4