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

Specimen Type/Requirements

CSF collected in either a CSF tube, sterile container or Red top (serum w/o gel) tube. 

 

Test is affected by hemolysis and gross lipemia. 

Specimen Volume

 

Preferred Volume   0.5 mL  
Minimum Volume   0.15 mL  

 

Stability/Transport

 

Room Temperature   48 hours    
Refrigerated   2 weeks   preferred for transport  
Frozen   1 year    

 

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

Report Available

1 – 5 days

Interface Build Information

Result Code  Result Code Description 
22530 N-Methyl -D-Aspartate Receptor Ab,CSF