GABA Receptor and AMPA Receptor Antibodies

Test investigation

GABA Receptor and AMPA Receptor Antibodies

Laboratory offering test

Referral laboratory

Indications

Can be seen in paraneoplastic syndrome and classic limbic encephalitis demonstrating early and prominent seizures. They can co-exist in around 50% of cases with GAD65, VGCC and TPO

Comments precautions

Neurology only. Referred outside of EPA.

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

2 weeks