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Orexin (Hypocretin)

Blood Sciences Test


Specimen

CSF

Test Usage

Orexin/hypocretin is a CSF peptide that is severely reduced or absent in narcolepsy with cataplexy.

Turnaround time

Monthly

Availability

Referred Test. By special arrangement only.

Assayed By

This investigation is performed at the Immunology Department, Churchill Hospital, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LJ

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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