What is the Anti NMDA Receptor/Anti Glutamate Antibody test?
N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) antibody can be used to confirm the diagnosis of a rare autoimmune disease, anti-NMDAR encephalitis, where psychotic symptoms are frequently dominant. NMDARs may occur with or without associated tumors. Decreasing antibody levels may be associated with therapeutic response; therefore, this test may be used in monitoring treatment response in individuals who are antibody positive.
When is the Anti NMDA Receptor/Anti Glutamate Antibody test recommended?
It is recommended in:Affected individuals with distinctive symptoms, including significant psychiatric disturbances, seizures, confusion, memory loss, and agitation. Early symptoms may include fever, headache, and feeling tired.
What does it measure?
The Anti NMDA Receptor/Anti Glutamate Antibody test: The NMDA receptor measures a protein in the brain that helps control thoughts, mood and movements, and therefore antibodies against NMDA receptors are likely to have an important role in altering these functions.NMDA receptor is a type of G protein-coupled ionotropic glutamate receptor that plays a crucial role in regulating a wide variety of neurological functions, including breathing, locomotion, learning, memory formation, and neuroplasticity.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 48 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Anti NMDA Receptor/Anti Glutamate Antibody test in Mumbai?
The cost of the Anti NMDA Receptor/Anti Glutamate Antibody test in Mumbai is Rs. 6,250.
How often should I get tested for the Anti NMDA Receptor/Anti Glutamate Antibody test?
Anti NMDA Receptor/Anti Glutamate Antibody test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Anti NMDA Receptor/Anti Glutamate antibody test?
Positive / Negative
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for an Anti NMDA Receptor/Anti Glutamate antibody test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Anti NMDA Receptor/Anti Glutamate antibody test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book an Anti NMDA Receptor/Anti Glutamate antibody test in Mumbai?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you.
Why should I book an Anti NMDA Receptor/Anti Glutamate antibody test with Orange Health Labs in Mumbai?
Orange Health Labs is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Mumbai. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!