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Test Code NEURAB CSF CSF Anti Neuronal Antibodies

Clinical System Name

CSF Anti Neuronal Antibody

Synonyms

Neuronal Antibodies, CSF

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Cerebral Spinal Fluid

Container(s): CSF Tube

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL

 

Note: 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Put CSF sample in a plastic tube affixed with a large computer label in the CPA -20°C freezer send-outs rack.

 

 

Off-site collection: Place sample in sterile screw-topped container and freeze at -20 C.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
CSF Room temp

 

  Refrigerated 14 d
  Frozen

Long term

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N

Collected daily; set up M & W

2 - 5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

University of Washington

Dept of Laboratory Medicine

UW Immunology
1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195
 

Phone Number: (206) 520-4600

Department

Department:  Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

Reference Range

 

CSF 0 - 1.0 Units

 

 

Methodology

Method: ELISA

Analytical Volume: 1.0 mL CSF

Limitations:

CPT Codes

83520

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Anti Neuronal Cell Antibody, CSF

Reference Test Number:

CANEUR

Instructions:

Send out Monday thru Friday with the UW courier.