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Neuron Specific Enolase, CSF

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code NSECSF
Test group Neuron Specific Enolase
Performed by Mayo
Sendout? Yes
Method Immunochemiluminometric assay
Container type CSF tube or sterile collection tube
Amount to Collect 0.5 mL CSF
Sample type CSF
Preferred volume 0.5 mL CSF
Min. Volume 0.1 mL CSF
Processing notes Non-B&T patients: Refrigerate CSF. Order Mayo test #81796.

B&T patients: Freeze CSF. Order LabCorp #829032
Units ng/mL
Normal range
Normal <20 ng/mL
Mildly elevated 20-35 ng/mL
Indicative of CJD >35 ng/ml
Synonyms NSE
Turn around times Performed 2x per week. Turnaround 5-7 days
CPT coding 83520-90
LOINC code 44802-7
Last Updated 11/21/2013 1:32:53 PM
Entry Number 1205
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