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Test Directory / CSF Neurotransmitter

CSF Neurotransmitter

Tubes provided by referral laboratory

TestCSF Neurotransmitter
Common AbbreviationsNA
ProfileIncludes monoamine metabolites, pterins and vitamin B6
Tube typeTubes provided by referral laboratory
Clinical IndicationCSF neurotransmitters are diagnostic in a range of primary neurotransmitter disorders, including disorders of biogenic amine synthesis, metabolism, and transport.
Specimen TypeCSF
Sample typeCSF
Minimum VolumeSee sample tube
Special PrecautionsSamples should be collected into containers provided by the referral laboratory. Please contact the Duty Biochemist (01904 726366).
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time30 working days
LaboratoryNeurometabolic Unit The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery Queen Square London WC1N 3BG 020 344 83818
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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