Sample type: CSF
Test name: CSF neurodegenerative markers a.k.a. total tau, beta amyloid, phosphorylated tau, neurofilament light
Condition / Indication: Investigation of neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory disorders. This is a referred test and NOT analysed at NBT.
Special precautions & notes: 3 samples are needed (minimum volume 0.5mL in each). These must be in polypropylene tubes (yellow top) and sent to the laboratory immediately. Tubes can be obtained from neurosciences outpatients.
Reference range: Reference ranges and interpretation quoted on report provided by referral laboratory.
Container: Polypropylene tube (yellow top) obtained from neurosciences outpatients
Ideal volume (mL): 0.5mL in each tube
Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes
Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry
Turnaround time: 10 working days
Referral location: Neuroimmunology & CSF Laboratory 9th Floor, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG