There are no tests to definitively diagnose PANS or PANDAS. But, the Cunningham Panel™ is the first and only test available that can assist physicians in making a diagnosis. The panel of 5 assays identifies a patient’s specific antibody levels and the antibodies capability to stimulate and trigger neurological symptoms.What is the PANSS?
The PANSS is a standardized, clinical interview that rates the presence and severity of positive and negative symptoms, as well as general psychopathology for people with schizophrenia within the past week.What is the PANSS test for schizophrenia?
Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) The PANSS is a medical scale used for measuring symptom severity of patients with schizophrenia and was published in 1987 ( Kay et al., 1987 ). The scale is a 30-item, seven-point rating instrument adapted from the BPRS ( Overall and Gorham, 1962) and Psychopathology Rating Scale ( Singh and Kay, 1975 ).What are the diagnostic criteria for pans (peripheral autonomic syndrome)?
To be diagnosed with PANS, the following criteria must be met: Concurrent presence of additional neuropsychiatric symptoms with similarly severe and acute onset from at least 2 of the following categories: