N-methyl-D-ASPARTATE RECEPTOR ANTIBODY, IgG, CSF with REFLEX to TITER

Specimen Required
Send 0.5 mL CSF (0.2 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Methodology
Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

Stability
Room temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Range
<1:1

Performed
Tuesday, Friday

Turnaround Time3-7 days
Test CodeNARGC
CPT-4 Code (s)
86255 (plus 86256 If titered, at an additional charge)
LOINC Codes
80220-7

Warde
Medical
Laboratory