A 46-year-old female asked:
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to clarify my question from the other day. my neurologist had ordered a blood test called a sensorimotor neuropathy profile-complete. what is this & what is he lookingfor?

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Dr. Natarajan Raman
32 years experience Radiation Oncology
Cause of neuropathy: Diagnose the disease causing the neuropathy ie. Hu paraneoplastic syndrome, anti-gm1 motor neuropathy, anti-mag neuropathy, anti-sulfatide neuropathy, sensorimotor neuropathy. Elisa & western blot confirmation methods are used to detect of anti-mag & anti-sgpg antibodies such as anti-gm1, anti-gd1b, anti-asialo gm1, anti-gq1b and anti-sulfatide antibodies by elisa; and anti-hu antibodies.
Answered on Mar 9, 2013

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