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Anti-neuronal cell surface antibodies, cerebrospinal fluid

Fee code: 54529

Components: The study includes the detection of: anti-NMDAR; anti-potassium channel antibodies (anti-LGI1 y anti-CASPR2); anti-AMPAR; anti-GABABR (GABA Receptor B1); anti-GABAAR (GABA Receptor A1); anti-mGluR1; anti-mGluR5; anti-DPPX; anti-IgLON5

Aliases: Anti-neuronal antibodies, To exclude Autoimmune Encephalitis, Limbic Encephalitis, Neuronal surface antibodies (NSA), Membrane antibodies, Antineuropil antibodies, Hyperexcitability syndrome or continous muscular activity, Anti-potassium channel antibodies Voltage-Gated potassium channel antibodies (VGKC)

Physician:

Raquel Ruiz García

Laboratory:

> Immunology Department

Method description

, Immunohistochemistry

Delivery time

14 days

Note to delivery time

This period may be extended variably depending on the additional studies required for diagnosis

Requisites

The study includes screen by immunohistochemistry and confirmation by cell based aassay of anti-NMDAR, anti-AMPAR, anti-GABABR, anti-GABAAR, anti-LGI1, anti-CASPR2, anti-mGluR1, anti-mGluR5, anti-DPPX and anti-IgLON5 antibodies. Advisable to include clinical information to aid interpratation of results.

Specimen type

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)

Specimen volume

2 mL

Specimen minimum volume

1 mL

Collection instructions

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Preanalytic treatment

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Transport conditions

Refrigerated

Rejection criteria

Hemolyzed sample

Results

Results informed report

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
Negative      
Negative      
Negative      
Negative      
Negative      
Negative      
Negative      
Negative      
Negative      
Negative      
Negative      
Negative      

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