Use as a tumor marker for evaluation of neuroendocrine tumors.
Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Mon, Wed, Fri
Serum Separator Tube (SST). Also acceptable: Plain Red.
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Plasma. Hemolyzed specimens.
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
This assay is performed using the CanAg® Neuron Specific Enolase Enzyme Immunoassay. Results obtained with different assay methods or kits cannot be used interchangeably. Results cannot be interpreted as absolute evidence of the presence or absence of malignant disease.
Compliance Statement D: For laboratory tests using a manufactured RUO kit. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0098198||Neuron Specific Enolase||15060-7|