Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Alphabetical Test listing

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease-994

  
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
CJD
Prion disease, 14-3-3 protein
  

May aid in the diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease after other neurodegenerative conditions have been ruled out.

  
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
  

Sterile vial/container

  
5.0 mL
  
2.0 mL
  

Freeze specimen (if possible at -80 °C) in a sterile container within 20 minutes of collection.

The sample should be frozen as soon as possible (within 2-3 hours of sample collection). If the sample is left un-frozen for a prolonged time (10-24 hours) a comment should be included on the request form. 

  

Sterile vial/container

  

Frozen (strict

If possible, freeze and store at -80 °C

  
National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center (NPDPSC) via LabCorp Burlington (081695): R-NX
  
2 - 4 weeks
  

Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) Western blot Real-time quaking-induced conversion

  
86317
84282

If reflex testing is indicated, additional charges/CPT code(s) may apply
  
Result 31989-7
  
03/22/2019
  
10/21/2020