LGI1 Autoantibody


Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:Immunofluorescence Assay
CPT Codes: 86255 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 5-7 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood or CSF
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Sterile tube, Red (no gel)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process CSF.Aliquot 2 mL; 0.5 mL minimum CSF into a sterile container. Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 0.5 mL minimum serum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Stability: Serum or CSF: 3 days at room temperature; 21 days refrigerated; 4 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Athena Diagnostics)
Referral Lab number:449


Interpretive

Reference Range:Reported as positive or negative for LGI1.
Use:Detection of anti-LGl1 antibodies.


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