This test detects Neuron-specific enolase (NSE). It is a sensitive indicator for assessing the severity of nerve cell damage and prognosis
This Test Includes
Urea - Serum
Total parameters available: 1
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
This test is done as a follow-up marker in patients with neuron-specific enolase-secreting tumors of any type, as nn auxiliary test in the diagnosis of small cell lung carcinoma, carcinoids, islet cell tumors and neuroblastomas, assessment of comatose patients
What is this test
Neuron Specific Enolase is a specific test that is used to detect small cancerous growth in the lung region of a patient. A specialized test kit known as Enzyme Immunoassay is used to detect unusual concentration of the NSE enzyme in the body.