NEUROMUSCULAR CLINICAL LABORATORY: Antibody Information

Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Neurology
660 S. Euclid, Box 8111
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-362-6981
FAX: 314-362-2826
    C.A.P. Lab # 19233-16
Medicare provider # 26-8235
CLIA Certificate # 26D0652044
Director: Alan Pestronk, M.D. (314-362-6981)
Web Site:
  http://neuromuscular.wustl.edu/over/labdis.html


To obtain antibody testing:
    ·      Draw blood in a red top tube
    ·      Remove 3-5 cc of serum
    ·      Send with requisition, at room temp (freezing is not necessary), via overnight mail to
                Alan Pestronk, M.D.
                Washington University Medical School.
                Department of Neurology, Box 8111
                660 South Euclid Avenue
                St. Louis, MO 63110

Other information
    ·      THE LABORATORY IS NOT OPEN ON WEEKENDS OR HOLIDAYS!
    ·      Overseas samples may be sent at ambient temperature by courier to arrive within 72 hours.
    ·      Complete the form on reverse side for each patient.
    ·      Prices: Variations related to reflexive testing
                PANELS
                        Motor Neuropathy = $400 - $800
                        Sensory  ±  Motor neuropathy =  $380 - $640
                        Sensory Neuropathy - Neuronopathy = $450 - $955
                        Peripheral Neuropathy = $576 - $800
                        Demyelinating Neuropathy = $530 - $720
                        Acute Neuropathy = $720 - $960
                        Myopathy, Immune = $555
                INDIVIDUAL ANTIBODIES = $80 - $360
    ·      Specimens received from a hospital will be billed directly to that institution.
    ·      All other specimens will be billed to the patient/insurance.
    ·      To expedite billing insurance for the patient, complete information is needed
               on the reverse side of this form including the SUBSCRIBER’S SIGNATURE.
               Please send any claim forms you may have.
    ·      Checks should be made payable to Washington University-Neurology.
    ·      New York State Lab Permit Address:  Neuromuscular Clinical Laboratory; IWJ building Room 404;
                    509 South Euclid Avenue; Box 8111; St. Louis, MO 63110

    ·      Results and interpretations are sent to the referring physician/lab in 2-4 weeks.

Alan Pestronk, M.D.
(REV 1/13/2014 AP)