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674: Oligoclonal Bands (igg), Csf Print View
Oligoclonal Bands(IgG),CSF IEF     

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Hour(s)/Frozen - 14 Day(s)  
2 CSF 1 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)/Frozen - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE

It is preferred that the collection date and time be the same for
both CSF and serum, however, it is acceptable for them to be drawn
within 48 hrs of each other. Both CSF & Serum are required specimens
to be assayed together. CSF collection tube #4 is preferred.
Refrigerate CSF specimens at 2-8 deg C in sterile, plastic
CSF vial(s) and send refrigerated (cold packs) to the laboratory.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
4 days

CPT Code
83916

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
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Reject Criteria: Received at room temperature.
Methodology: Isoelectric Focusing






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