Limbic encephalitis antibodies


Test Information

Test Name

Limbic encephalitis antibodies

Synonyms

Anti- AMPA; Encephalitis Antibodies; AMPA antibodies; GABA antibodies; GABBA antibodies; Anti-GABA; Anti-GABBA

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week


Collection Information

Preparation

  • This test may be vetted by a pathologist. Clinical information for the test must be clearly written on the request form.
  • All patients referred for testing must have gone through a neurology review. Testing will be deferred on all specimens where it is unclear if a neurology review has occurred.

Processing Information

Registration Code

MISS

Alternative Specimen

Plain tube; CSF


Methodology

Interpretations

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Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus (via WHL)

Send Away Notes

Test done in Pathology Queensland via LabPlus

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