Webinars

Laboratory Diagnosis of Paraneoplastic Autoantibody Syndromes

Date: Monday, August 08, 2016

Author: Naides, Stanley J., MD., FACP, FACR
Medical Director, Immunology R&D, Interim Scientific Director, Immunology R&D
Quest Diagnostics, San Juan Capistrano, CA
  
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Category: For Credit, Webinar

Description: Dr. Naides describes the underlying mechanisms that can give rise to neuronal specific autoantibodies and the methodologies employed to detect them as well as explain its role in clinical diagnosis and the differences between the basic and comprehensive paraneoplastic autoantibody panels.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
• Describe the underlying mechanisms that can give rise to neuronal specific autoantibodies
• Discuss the methodologies employed to detect neuronal specific autoantibodies
• Recognize the role of neuronal specific autoantibodies in clinical diagnosis
• Define the differences between the basic and comprehensive paraneoplastic autoantibody panels
• Explain the utility of testing

ASCLS P.A.C.E.® credits are available to laboratory professionals through January 4, 2017.