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ID:849 NMDA receptor antibodies
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DescriptionAutoantibodies to the N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor (NMDAR).
IndicationNMDAR antibodies were first reported in young female patients with ovarian tumours and prominent psyciatric symptoms, amnesia, seizures etc. The antibodies are now also reported in males or females with no known tumour.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationThe presence of these antibodies suggests an immunotherapy-responsive condition. For further information please refer to: Dalmau et al. Lancet Neurol. 2008 Dec; 7 (12): 1091-8.

DepartmentClinical Immunology
SampleSerum
TubeSerum Gel
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsNo restrictions
Min. Vol
Freq.

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesQualitative - pos/neg
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
IP Routine TAT28 days
GP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
GP Routine TAT28 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : BD. Review due on 14/09/2018 14:31:26. Published By Dan Carless on 14/09/2017 14:31:26.