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Lab Test Dictionary

Encephalopathy, Autoimmune/Paraneoplastic Evaluation, Serum (ENS2) (Adults Only)


Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Mayo Medical Lab


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Daily; Reflex tests: Varies

Standard TAT

8-12 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

5-8 mL Blood

Container Type

Red-Top Tube

Collection Instructions

Serum collected in a serum separator tube (SST) is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 28 Days (Preferred); Frozen: 28 Days

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; Gross lipemia; Gross icterus

Test Volume Required

4 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

2.5 mL Serum

Processing Instructions

Order test in Mayolink and send with Mayo courier Monday-Friday.


Comments

For pediatric patients, refer to Mayo TC PCDES.


CPT Codes

86255 (x21), 86341; 84182 (x7); 86256 (x22), 86255 (x9)


Revised

5/16/24

Initials

SA