Use to detect neuron specific enolase, which may be a tumor marker for evaluation of neuroendocrine tumors.
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New York DOH Approval Status
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)
Less than or equal to 12.7 ng/mL
This assay is performed using the BRAHMS NSE Kryptor 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.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|3004313||Neuron Specific Enolase, Serum||57371-7|