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Test Code NMDA NMDA Receptor Antibody

Clinical System Name

NMDA Receptor Antibody

Synonyms

NMDA-R
N-methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s):  Gold SST

Preferred Vol: 2 mL

Minimum Vol:  0.4 mL

 

Note: Deliver to lab within an hour.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Plasma unacceptable. Contaminated, hemolyzed or severely lipemic specimens unacceptable.

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location:  Separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection, aliquot 0.2 - 1.0 mL serum. Place in CPA refrigerator.

 

Off-site collection: Separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection, aliquot 0.2 - 1.0 mL serum and refrigerate. Send to main lab promply.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp

48 h

  Refrigerated 2 w
  Frozen

1 yr

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Drawn daily, performed T & F 3  - 7 d

 

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

Department

Department:  

ARUP Laboratories

500 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1221
 

 

Phone Number

(800) 522-2787

 

Reference Range

 

< 1:10

 

 

Methodology

Method: Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86255; if reflexed, add 86256

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: N-methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Antibody, IgG
Reference Test Number:

2004221

Instructions:

Send out Mon - Fri with ARUP courier.