LGI1 Autoantibody, CSF


Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Laboratory Miscellaneous Order
Synonyms:Anti-Leucine-Rich; Glioma-Inactivated Protein 1
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:CSF
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Sterile tube


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process CSF. Aliquot 2 mL; 0.5 mL minimum CSF into a sterile container.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:3 days at room temperature; 28 days refrigerated; 28 days 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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