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Lab Test Dictionary

Epilepsy, Autoimmune Evaluation, Serum (EPS2)


IFA; RIA; Western Blot; CBA

Specimen Type


Performing Lab

Mayo Medical Lab

Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days


Standard TAT

4-10 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

4-8 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 72 Hours; Refrigerated: 28 Days; Frozen: 28 Days

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis

Test Volume Required

4 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

2 mL Serum

Included Tests

NMDA-R Ab CBA, Neuronal (V-G) K Channel Ab, GAD65 Ab Assay, GABA-B-R Ab CBA, AMPA-R Ab CBA, Anti-Neuronal Nuclear Ab, Type 1-3, Anti-Glial Nuclear Ab Type 1, Purkinje Cell Cytoplasmic Ab Type 2, Tr, Ampiphysin Ab, N-Type Calcium Channel Ab, ACh Receptor (Muscle) Binding Ab, AChR Ganglionic Neuronal Ab and CRMP-5-IgG. Reflexes: Purkinje Cell Cytoplasmic Ab Type 1; Paraneoplastic Autoantibody WBlot; Amphiphysin WBlot; NMDA-R Ab IF Titer Assay; AMPA-R Ab IF Titer Assay; GABA-B-R Ab IF Titer Assay;


No special paperwork required.

CPT Codes

86255 (x17), 86341