NMDA Receptor Antibodies


Test Information

Test Name

NMDA Receptor Antibodies

Synonyms

NMDAR, Anti Glutamate Receptor Antibody; N-methyl-D-aspartate glutamate receptor antibody

Preferred Specimen

Paired serum (SST/Plain tube)/CSF preferable

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week

Forms

View labplus_neuronal-autoantibodies_cc669

Collection Information

Preparation

  • All requests must have been discussed with or reviewed by a neurologist - record neurologist name on the request form
  • Testing will be deferred on all specimens where it is unclear if a neurology review has occurred or not.
  • Ideally paired serum and CSF specimens should be sent together for testing. Unpaired CSF and serum specimens will be processed.

Processing Information

Registration Code

NMDA

Site Specific Notes

- Tauranga

Send sample directly to referral laboratory

- Whakatane

Send sample directly to referral laboratory


Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus (via WHL)

External Lab Website