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Test Code IGG CSF Immunoglobulin G, CSF

Clinical System Name

CSF IgG

Synonyms

Ig G - CSF
IgG, CSF
Immunoglobulins, CSF

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Cerebral Spinal Fluid

Container(s): CSF Tube

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL

 

Note: CSF must be crystalline clear.                  

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Transfer a minimum of 1.0 mL crystalline clear CSF to a plastic aliquot tube. Store in CPA freezer send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Transfer a minimum of 1.0 mL crystalline clear CSF to a plastic aliquot tube. Transport refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
CSF Room temp 72 h
  Refrigerated 14 d
  Frozen 90 d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Set-up 2 days per week at Quest. 3 - 5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics - Nichols Institute

33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130
 

Phone Number: (800) 553-5445

Department

Department:  Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

Adults 0.8 - 7.7

(UOM mg/dL)

 

Methodology

Method: Fixed Rate Time Nephelometry

Analytical Volume: 1.0 mL crystalline clear CSF.

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82784

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: IgG, CSF (4448X)
Reference Test Number: 24646P
Instructions: Send out M - F with Quest courier.