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N-methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Antibody, IgG, CSF

Order Name NMDA CSF
Test Number: 8002468
Revision Date 02/02/2017
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
N-methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor IgG, CSF
Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody 80220-7 
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 0.5mL ( 0.2mL) CSF (Cerebrospinal Fluid) Sterile Screwtop Container Refrigerated
Instructions Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours, Refrigerated: 2 weeks, Frozen: 1 year. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.
Unacceptable: hemolysis, severe lipemia
Testing Schedule Tue, Fri  
Expected TAT 1-5 days   
Notes Reference Lab: ARUP
ARUP Test Code: 2005164
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CPT Code(s) 86255
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