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Test ID GLYCS Glycine Receptor Alpha1 IgG, Cell Binding Assay, Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Useful For

Evaluating patients with suspected autoimmune stiff-person spectrum disorders (stiff-person syndrome, stiff-limb, stiff trunk or progressive encephalomyelitis with rigidity and myoclonus [PERM]) using serum specimens

Method Name

Live Cell-Binding Assay (LCBA)

Reporting Name

Glycine Alpha1 LCBA, S

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

See Specimen Required

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Frozen  28 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) Performed

Thursday

Report Available

5 to 10 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

86255

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
GLYCS Glycine Alpha1 LCBA, S 96496-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
606972 Glycine Alpha1 LCBA, S 96496-5

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Neurology Specialty Testing Client Test Request (T732) with the specimen.