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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 item be the same for both
CSF serum; however, it is acceptable for them to be drawn within 48
hours of each other. Client must be contacted when no serum is
supplied to confirm the order. It is acceptable to send through CSF
without Serum when client has indicated to run with serum control.
CSF must be clear. (CSF collection tube #4 preferred).

Do not centrifuge. Refrigerate CSF specimens 2-8 degrees 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 room temperature; xanthochromia/RBCs/hemolysis in CSF






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