Oligoclonal Banding

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: OLIGA MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood and CSF

Tube Type: Red top (no anticoagulant) tube and CSF container

Collection Volume: 1.5 mL (minimum 1.0 mL) serum and 0.5 mL (minimum 0.4 mL) CSF

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Isoelectric Focusing (IEF) with IgG Immunoblot Detection

Special Instructions: Serum and CSF required. CSF must be obtained within 1 week of serum draw.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 2-4 days

Additional Info: Reference range: CSF Olig Bands Interpretation: <4 bands

CPT Code: 83916

Synonyms: -

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