Multiple sclerosis screen-12470

Test info

  
Multiple sclerosis screen
  
12470
  
LAB12470
  
MSS
  
CSF electrophoresis (IEF)
IgG synthesis Index
Oligo/IgG index
IgG synthesis rate-CSF
MBP
MSS
Myelin basic protein
Protein Study CSF/Serum
  
  • IgG index
  • IgG synthesis rate
  • Oligoclonal banding
  • Spinal fluid total protein

Specimen

  
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and Serum
  

Sterile vial/container and Gold serum separator (SST) tube

                                

  
CSF - 1.0 mL
Serum - 3.0 mL
  
CSF - 0.5 mL
Serum - 0.5 mL
  
  • Serum and CSF specimens should be collected within 24 hrs of each other
  • Serum is required; testing will not be performed if no serum is available
  • If samples are collected more than 48 hours apart, pathology approval is required
  

Gold:

  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection

 

  

Serum:

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

CSF:

Sterile vial/container

  

Refrigerated

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)

Performance

  
AHL - Immunology: I-E
  
Mo, Th
  
4 - 5 days
  

Benzethonium Chloride, Nephelometry, Isoelectric Focusing

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

See report

Billing

  
82040
83916
82784 x 2
82042

Tracking

  
11/30/2001
  
09/16/2020
  
09/16/2020