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NEURON SPECIFIC ENOLASE

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one plain red top tube

Handling

Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum from cells ASAP. Serum should be separated from cells immediately to avoid release of NSE from blood cells.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Plasma, hemolyzed specimens

Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 1 year, avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles

Testing Information

Performed

Mon, Wed, Fri

Reported

1-4 days

Method

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Referral Lab

ARUP (98198)

Reference Values

Reference Values

3.7-8.9 µg/L

CPT Codes

86316

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:28 AM


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