N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor, CSF

Alphabetical Test listing

N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor, CSF-994

  
N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor, CSF
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Anti-NMDA CSF
anti-NR1
Glutamate receptor antibodies
N-methyl D-aspartate Ab CSF
NMDA R
NMDA receptor Ab CSF
  

If NMDA antibody IgG is positive, then a NMDA antibody is reported.

  
  • Confirm diagnosis of anti-NMDAR encephalitis.
  • May be used in monitoring treatment response in individuals who are antibody positive.
  
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
  

Sterile vial

  
0.5mL
  
0.15mL
  

Sterile vial

  

Refrigerated (preferred) – 2 weeks

Ambient – 48 hours

Frozen – 1 year

  
ARUP (2005164) via LabCorp (820644): R-NX
  
Su - Sa
  
4 - 6 days
  

Semi-quantitative Immunofluorescence Assay (SQ-IFA)

  

< 1:1 titer

  
86255
86256 (if indicated)
  
05/05/2020
  
05/19/2020