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Test Code CSF NMDA Receptor Antibody CSF NMDA Receptor Antibody

Clinical System Name

CSF NMDA Receptor Antibody

Synonyms

anti-GluN1

Anti-NMDA CSF

anti-NR1

Glutamate Receptor Antibodies

N-Methyl D-Aspartate Ab CSF

NMDA R

NMDA Receptor Ab CSF

Sample Requirements

Specimen: CSF

Container(s): CSF Tube

Preferred Vol: 0.5 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.15 mL

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

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

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: CPA refrigerator, Send Outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Ship refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
CSF Room temp

48 h

  Refrigerated 2 w
  Frozen

1 y

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N T and F 1 - 5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

500 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1221

 

Phone Number: (800) 522-2787

Department

Department: Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

 

Reference Range

< 1:1

 

Methodology

Method: Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

Analytical Volume: 0.15 mL CSF

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86255

If Reflexed, Add 86256

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: N-methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Antibody, IgG, CSF with Reflex to Titer
Reference Test Number:

2005164

Instructions:

Send out Monday - Friday with the ARUP courier.