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Anti-neuronal antibody screening & spinal taps in the UK

Have any of you in the UK had screening for anti-neuronal antibodies, or a spinal tap to look for possible infections/encephalitis?

If so, how did you access the tests (be it privately or through the NHS)? And how did you go about interpreting the results?