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IgLON 5 Antibodies

IgLON5 is a member of a family of adhesion molecules used in the brain for neuronal connectivity.

Antibodies against IgLON5 have been found in patients showing acute and chronic sleeping disorders, gait instability and dysphagia.

Sabeter et al Lancet Neurol. 2014 June ; 13(6): 575–586. doi:10.1016/S1474-4422(14)70051-1.

Sample requirements

1ml serum (serum preferred but CSF acceptable)



Laboratory turnaround time

14 days

Laboratory method

  • Fixed Cell based assay
  • Immunofluorescence Microscopy

Reference range/units

Not applicable

Associated tests

Not applicable

Sample stability

4 months at 2-8ºC

Shipping and storage

UK and Ireland

Ambient temperature and first class post. Hays DX users please enquire via email below.


Ambient temperature if courier will deliver within 72 hours otherwise consider refrigerated transport. Freezing is not a requirement.

Ensure delivery Monday to Friday 7.00am - 5.30pm.

Further information and contact details

For further information, email

Last reviewed:13 September 2022