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IgG Synthesis and Index

Centralized Core Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories : Send Out

Test ID :
Test Workstation :
Specimen Type:
Blood & CSF
Tube Type:
Serum-Red Top and CSF-Sterile Vial
Collection Volume:
5.0 mL (minimum 2.5 mL) serum and 1.0 mL CSF (minimum 0.5 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Not labeling specimen with correct source such as serum or spinal fluid. Grossly Lipemic Serum
Sent to reference lab
Nephelometry and Photometric
Special Instructions:
Serum and spinal fluid are required. Specimens must be obtained within 1 week of each other. Serum must be poured off in two separate vials, each containing at least 0.5 mL.
2-5 days Performed Monday through Friday
Additional Info:
Reference ranges are available on patient report
CPT Code:
Panel Includes:
IgG Index, CSF IgG, Serum Albumin, Serum IgG, CSF Albumin, CSF IgG/Albumin, Serum IgG/Albumin, CSF Synthesis Rate, CSF
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) IgG Index CSF (Cerebrospinal Fluid) Specific Protein IgG (immunoglobulinG), Albumin CSF Index CSF, Specific Protein IgG, Albumin IgG (Immunoglobulin G) Index IgG (Immunoglobulin G) Spinal Fluid IgG (Immunoglobulin G) Synthesis Rate IgG Index IgG Synthesis Rate Synthesis Rate IgG
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