Neuron Specific Enolase, CSF


Sunquest Code:NSECSF  
Epic Code:LAB5667Epic Name:Neuron Spec Enolase CSF
Synonyms:NSE
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
CPT Code:86316
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-8 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:CSF
Optimal Volume:0.5 mL
Causes for Rejection:Hemolyzed specimens


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot into an ARUP transport tube and freeze immediately.
Shipping Instructions:Ship frozen.
Stability:24 hours at room temperature; 1 week refrigerated; 6 months frozen
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:81226


Interpretive

Reference Range:

1.0-7.0 µg/L

This test is performed using the CanAg® Neuron Specific Enolase Enzyme Immunoassay. Results obtained with different methods or kits cannot be used interchangeably.

 



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