NMDA Receptor Antibody - Serum

NMDA Receptor Antibody - Serum

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This test is used to detect the levels of antibodies against NMDA receptor in the body. Anti NMDA receptor antibody is found in subset of patients with autoimmune limbic encephalitis and paraneoplastic neurological disorders?

This Test Includes

NMDA Receptor antibody

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1 Parameter Names:NMDA Receptor Antibody - Serum Test

Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only

Reports

Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, also known as NMDA receptor antibody encephalitis, is an acute form of brain inflammation that is potentially lethal but has a high probability for recovery with treatment.

What is this test

Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, also known as NMDA receptor antibody encephalitis, is an acute form of brain inflammation that is potentially lethal but has a high probability for recovery with treatment.