Protein Electrophoresis, Cerebrospinal Fluid

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:

C/OLIGO

POE DESCRIPTION:

CSF/SERUM OLIGOCLONAL BANDS

CPT CODE:

 83916-90

TEST INFORMATION:

Both CSF and serum required for testing, but results are reported for CSF only.

TURNAROUND TIME:

5-7 working days

CONTAINER TYPE:

 CSF collection tubes and SST tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

 1.0 mL cerebrospinal fluid and 1.0 mL serum

MINIMUM VOLUME:

0.5 mL cerebrospinal fluid and 0.5 mL serum

REFERENCE RANGE:

See Specialty Labs - Search Test Code - 1557

LAST UPDATED:

2-12-2014

TEST SYNONYM(S):Oligoclonal Banding; CSF