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NMDA Receptor Antibody (NR1), CSF

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NMDA Receptor Antibody (NR1), CSF Overview

Autoimmune encephalitis is a debilitating inflammatory disorder of the brain causing various neurological signs and symptoms. They often present with seizures and neuropsychiatric symptoms. Apart from the clinical history and presentation, various laboratory tests also supplement and help in diagnosing the condition. NMDA receptorplays a crucial role in regulating a wide variety of neurological functions, including breathing, locomotion, learning, memory formation, and neuroplasticity. Antibodies against glutamate receptor (type NMDA - NR1) are specific markers for inflammatory encephalopathic autoimmune disease.

CREATED BY : Dr.Shibani R  Medical Writer,  Medical Affairs

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NMDA Receptor Antibody (NR1), CSF Price

Metropolis Healthcare is a leading diagnostics centre and pathology lab in India equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technologies that provides the NMDA Receptor Antibody (NR1), CSF with a clear pricing structure.

The NMDA Receptor Antibody (NR1), CSF Price in Mumbai is ₹ 6,390 .

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Frequently Asked Questions

This test is used in the diagnosis of autoimmune encephalitis. NMDA encephalitis is usually diagnosed clinically and the test is often done for confirmation. Symptoms include behavioural disorders (paranoia, hallucination, aggression), memory loss, speech disorder, loss of consciousness, seizures. This may be a result of existing ovarian or testicular teratoma (paraneoplastic syndrome, PNS).

This test detects antibodies against glutamate receptor type NMDA-NR1 in the cerebrospinal fluid [CSF].

This test requires a CSF sample. A spinal needle is used and the patient's CSF sample is collected with the necessary aseptic precautions.

If the NMDA Receptor Antibody (NR1) is detected, it may indicate autoimmune NMDA encephalitis. If the test is negative, it does not rule out other forms of autoimmune encephalitis. The results should be correlated with the clinical findings.

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