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Blood Test Information

N-Methyl-D-Aspartic Acid
(a.k.a NMDA, NMD)
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Special instructions
CSF may also be provided in addition to SST.

Minimum retesting interval
Test should not be repeated within 1230 days
Sent away to University of Birmingham

Units
Positive/Negative

Turnaround Time
14 days

Department: Immunology

Clinical Application
Marker for autoimmune encephalitis with/without presentation of severe psychotic symptoms.

 
 

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