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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:
Label specimen as serum. Label specimen as spinal fluid. Spinal fluid must be obtained within 1 week of serum draw.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
2-3 days
Additional Info:
Reference range available on patient report
CPT Code:
83916 x 2