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94626: Apolipoprotein E (apoe) Isoform, Csf Print View
ApoE Isoform LC-MS/MS     
Interpretation      

PRIMARY
1 CSF 0.4 (0.2) mL   Frozen - 31 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE

This LC-MS/MS assay identifies the ApoE isoform(s) in CSF. This information can aid in assessing likelihood of AD.

Quest Diagnostics does not perform this test for individuals under the
age of 18. Pre-test and post-test counseling is strongly recommended.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Code
82542

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 not available for New York patient testing.**
Specimen Requirement: Preferred: 0.4 mL (0.2 mL minimum) CSF collected in polypropylene tube
Reject Criteria: Specimens collected in a glass, polystyrene, or polycarbonate tube; moderately and grossly hemolyzed samples; moderately and grossly icteric samples; grossly lipemic
Methodology: Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Transport Temperature: Frozen






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