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Test Code NMDA NMDA Receptor Antibody

Clinical System Name

NMDA Receptor Antibody

Synonyms

Anti-GluN1

Anti-NMDA

Anti-NR1

Glutamate Receptor Antibodies

N-Methyl D-Aspartate Ab

NMDA R

NMDA Receptor Ab

NMDA Reflex

NMDA Titer

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Gold SST

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.4 mL

 

Note: Deliver to Main Lab within ONE hour.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: CSF or plasma. Contaminated, Hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens.

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Separate serum from cells within TWO hours of collection, aliquot 0.15 - 1.0 mL serum. Place in CPA refrigerator, Send Outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Separate serum from cells within TWO hours of collection, aliquot 0.15 - 1.0 mL serum and refrigerate. Send to Main Lab ASAP.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum 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

< 1:10

 

Methodology

Method: Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

Analytical Volume: 0.15 mL

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86255

If Reflexed, Add 86256

Send Out Instructions

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

2004221

Instructions:

Send out Monday - Friday with the ARUP courier.