NEUROTRANSMITTER METABOLITES - (CSF)
Test Code: MISC
Specific collection protocol is required (A set of 5 tubes containing various preservatives, marked for volume of CSF, prepared in advance). Specimens must be kept on ice and transported to lab immediately.
Neurotransmitter metabolites does not include *MTHF or *Neopterin tests. Testing lab can suggest to physician that MTHF and/or Neopterin be added based on results obtained from Neurotransmitter metabolites.
|Specimen Required:||Spinal Fluid. Contact HSC Biochemical Genetics (204) 787-4530 for collection instructions. Sample must be collected weekdays only.|
A descriptive report will be sent.
Within 3 Weeks
Specimen is referred to Medical NeuroGenetics (MNG) for analysis. Store specimens frozen at -70°C. Ship on dry ice. Must arrive at MNG Monday - Saturday.