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Test ID: NSE    
Neuron-Specific Enolase (NSE), Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

80913

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

A follow-up marker in patients with neuron-specific enolase-secreting tumors of any type

 

An auxiliary test in the diagnosis of small cell lung carcinoma

 

An auxiliary test in the diagnosis of carcinoids, islet cell tumors and neuroblastomas

 

An auxiliary tool in the assessment of comatose patients

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Homogeneous Time-Resolved Fluorescence

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Neuron Specific Enolase, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

NSE Enolase