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NMDA Receptor Antibody, IgG, Serum with Reflex to Titer (2004221)

Methodology

Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent 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

Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

ARUP


Epic ID

LAB04039

Lab Test Days

Tuesday and Friday

Standard TAT

1-5 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 48 Hours; Refrigerated: 2 Weeks (Preferred); Frozen: 1 Year (avoid repeatd freeze/thaw cycles)

Rejection Criteria

CSF or Plasma; Contaminated; Hemolyzed; Serverely lipemic

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.15 mL Serum

Processing Instructions

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


CPT Codes

86255; 86256


Revised

07-12-19

Initials

SL