80990:BETA 2 MICROGLOBULIN, CSF

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80990:BETA 2 MICROGLOBULIN, CSF
Alias Names: B2 Micro / B2M
Methodology: Immunoturbidimetric
Edit Date: 5/17/2010
Performed: Daily
Released: 24 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 82232-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Also acceptable: CSF collected in a 5 mL red top tube or a 4 mL green top tube (heparin).
Handling: Centrifuge to remove cellular material. Refrigerate.
Stability: 8 hours ambient, 7 days refrigerated, or 14 days frozen.
Standard Volume: 0.5 mL CSF
Minimum Volume: 0.4 mL CSF
Transport: Refrigerated, or frozen on dry ice.

Reference Range:
0.0-2.4 mg/L