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Test ID NBLD0563 N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Antibody IgG, CSF Reflex to Titer

Container Type

CSF Tube

Sterile Container

Serum tube w/o gel

Specimen Type/Requirements

CSF

Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Minimum Volume

0.15 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: 48 hours

Refrigerated: 2 weeks

Frozen: 1 year

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Methodology

Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

Performing Lab

ARUP

CPT

86255

Additional Information

If NMDA CSF Antibody is positive, then an NMDA CSF Antibody IgG titer is reported at an additional charge.

AKA

NMDA

Anti-NMDA

Glutamate Receptor Antibodies

Performed Test Frequency

Tuesday and Friday

Interferring Substances

Hemolysis - Yes

Lipemia - Yes if gross

Icteric - NA

Analytical Time

1 - 5 days