Test Details

Mnemonic

NSE

Ordering Code

3804220

CPT-4 Code(s)

83520 RUO

Specimen Information

Collect

Plain red-top
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate and send 0.5 mL serum refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Serum: SST
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Minimum Volume

0.3 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis, gross icterus
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Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
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Methodology

Homogeneous Time-Resolved Fluorescence
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Reference Range

≤15 ng/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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