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HomeServicesTest guideAnti-potassium channel antibodies / Lgi1 Caspr2 - serum
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Anti-potassium channel antibodies / Lgi1 Caspr2 - serum

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Eurofins Biomnis code

CAPO

Synonyms

  • anti-Lgi1 antibodies
  • Potassium channels - anti-antibodies
  • Anti-VGKC antibodies
  • anti-Caspr2 antibodies

Clinic significance

1. Anti-Lgi1 autoantibodies are commonly associated with anti-VGKC in limbic encephalitis not associated with paraneoplastic syndrome.

2. Anti-Caspr2 antibodies are more commonly associated with neuromyotonia, Morvan's syndrome; with limbic encephalitis associated with tumours, thymoma and small-cell lung cancer.

Pre-analytical

  • 500 µL
  • serum (do not use 10 mL tube)
  • Refrigerated

Methodology

Immunofluorescence

Turn around Time

1 week


Pathologist(s) in charge
Biomnis Lyon
Specialty
Immunology
Contact(s)
Dr Gérard PERAZZA
Dr Anne OVIZE
Phone(s)
+334 72 80 23 18
+334 72 80 73 05

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