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Autoimmune epilepsy evaluation

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Athena Diagnostics 
Test ID: LAB7674 
Synonyms: Autoimmune Epilepsy Eval (Athena Diag #5100)
Methodology: ELISA, radioimmunoassay (RIA), IFA
Schedule: Mon-Thurs by 12 noon
Reported: 2 weeks
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 7.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 5 mL.
Red-top tube or Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Handling: Must received an Athena Diagnostics Requisition with Physician signature. Results will not be released without a signature..
Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours, Refrigerated: 21 days, Frozen: 4 months


Clinical Indications: Tests included: CASPR2 Autoantibody, GAD65 Autoantibody, LGI1 Autoantibody, NMDA Receptor (NR1-subunit) Autoantibody, VGKC Autoantibody

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 83516x1, 83519x1, 86255x3
Last Changed: 10/06/2016 01:21:50
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 04:55:18