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11194: 14-3-3 Protein, CSF Print View
14-3-3 Protein, CSF ICMA  < 2.1  ng/mL 

PRIMARY
1 CSF 1 (0.6) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 3 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE

Supporting, in conjunction with other tests, a diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in patients with rapidly progressive dementia when other neurodegenerative conditions have been excluded.

1. Obtain aliquot from second collection vial.
2. Immediately place aliquot on ice.

Additional Information:
1. Specimens that have not been kept refrigerated, or which have been
tested for other analytes previously, may give a false-positive
result.
2. Hemolyzed specimens will give false-positive results. Specimens
should be centrifuged to remove any red cells before shipping. The
test will be canceled if there is any level of hemolysis present.
Setup Schedule
Monday, Thursday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
83520

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
**This test is for California, Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and New York patient testing. Please use test code S50719 for all other states.** Rejection Criteria: Mild and Gross Hemolysis Transport Temperature: Refrigerated Methodology: Immunochemiluminometric Assay (ICMA)






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