Neuron Specific Enolase, Serum


Abbrev Code:NSPENL   
Order Code:LAB6763Order Name:Neuron Specific Enolase
Synonyms:NSE
Methodology:Immunoassay
CPT Codes: 86316 x1, 86316 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-4 days.
Compliance:

For tests developed and validated by ARUP (previously referred to as Compliance Statement B, C or D). This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Plasma; hemolyzed specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Aliquot 1 mL; 0.5 mL minimum into an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. Store refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship frozen
Stability:1 week refrigerated or frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:3004312


Interpretive

Reference Range:Less than or equal to 12.7 ng/mL.
This assay is performed using the BRAHMS NSE Kryptor Immunoassay. Results obtained with different assay methods or kits cannot be used interchangeably. Results cannot be interpreted as absolute evidence of the presence or absence of malignant disease.


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