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Lab Test Dictionary

Autoimmune Encephalitis Extended Panel, Serum (3001431)

Methodology

Semi-Quantitative IFA; RIA; ELIA


Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

ARUP


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Tuesday

Standard TAT

3-10 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL

Container Type

Gold (SST)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp=24 Hours; Refrigerated=1 Week; Frozen=1 Month (Preferred)

Rejection Criteria

Contaminated specimens

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum

Processing Instructions

Separate serum within 2 hours of collection. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles. Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen frozen. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick-up Monday-Friday.


Included Tests

Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase Antibody, Aquaporin-4 Receptor Antibody, N-methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Anitbody, Voltage-Gated Potassium Channel Antibody, CASPR2 Antibody IgG Screen by IFA, AMPA Receptor Antibody IgG Screen, GABA-B Receptor Antibody IgG Screen and MOG Antibody IgG Screen.


CPT Codes

83519; 86341; 83516; 86255; 82656; 86255 (x6); 82656


Revised

11-16-20

Initials

SL