NEURON-SPECIFIC ENOLASE

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate and send 0.5 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: SST

Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis, gross icterus

Methodology
Homogeneous Time-Resolved Fluorescence

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
<=15 ng/mL

Performed
Monday-Saturday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeNSE
CPT-4 Code (s)
83520 RUO
LOINC Codes
15060-7

Warde
Medical
Laboratory