Skip to content

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here. Hide this message

Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / GABAb receptor & AMPA receptor 1/2 antibodies

GABAb receptor & AMPA receptor 1/2 antibodies

Brown clotted serum, gel barrier

TestGABAb receptor & AMPA receptor 1/2 antibodies
Common AbbreviationsGABA
Clinical IndicationAntibodies against GABA B R can be detected in classical limbic encephalitis with early and prominent seizures. The GABA B R antibodies have been associated with small cell lung cancer in 50-60% of cases. The antibodies may be present together with other autoantibodies in around 50% of cases (antibodies against GAD-65, VGCC, and TPO).
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample TypeSerum
Minimum Volume1 mL
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time3 weeks
LaboratoryNeurosciences Group Institute of Molecular Medicine John Radcliffe Hospital Headington Oxford OX3 9DS
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
A receptionist at an information stand reading some paperwork

Your Visit

Internal hospital signage with arrows to Main Reception, Outpatients and Pharmacy

A-Z of Services

Chinese Poland

View all languages >

Patients Know Best

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is now offering patients the opportunity to sign up to our new online service that gives you secure access to your health record from any smartphone, tablet or computer. It’s designed to improve your patient experience and access to NHS services and information. The service is provided in partnership with Patients Know Best (PKB).  Further information can be found on our website, including frequently asked questions.