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Test ID: PVLE    
Paraneoplastic Vision Loss Evaluation, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Evaluating patients with rapidly progressive vision loss where a paraneoplastic cause for vision loss (retinopathy or optic neuritis with other findings [eg, retinitis] is suspected)

 

Evaluating patients with small cell carcinoma who develop vision loss

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
PVLEIParaneoplas Vision Loss Interp, SNoYes
CRMSCRMP-5-IgG, SNoYes
RCVBSRecoverin Immunoblot, SYesYes

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
CRMWSCRMP-5-IgG Western Blot, SYesNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If the indirect immunofluorescence assay (IFA) patterns suggest collapsin response-mediator protein-5 (CRMP-5) antibody, then CRMP-5 IFA titer and CRMP-5 Western blot are performed at an additional charge.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

PVLEI: Medical Interpretation

CRMS: Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

CRMWS: Western Blot (WB)

RCVBS: Immunoblot (IB)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Paraneoplastic Vision Loss Eval, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

CRMP-5
Anti-CV-2
Recoverin
Retinopathy
Ophthalmitis
Anti-CAR
CAR