Neuron Specific Enolase
0098198
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Mnemonic
NSE
Methodology
Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Mon, Wed, Fri
Reported
1-4 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plain red.  
Specimen Preparation
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum from cells immediately to avoid release of NSE from blood cells. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Plasma. Hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
3.7-8.9 µg/L
Interpretive Data
This assay is performed using the CanAg® Neuron Specific Enolase Enzyme Immunoassay. Results obtained with different assay methods or kits cannot be used interchangeably.

See Compliance Statement D: www.aruplab.com/CS
Note
CPT Code(s)
86316
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0098198Neuron Specific Enolase
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Cross References
  • NSE