49590:IMMUNOGLOBULIN G (IgG) SYNTHESIS PANEL, CEREBROSPINAL FLUID

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49590:IMMUNOGLOBULIN G (IgG) SYNTHESIS PANEL, CEREBROSPINAL FLUID
Alias Names: IgG SYNTHESIS
Methodology: Nephelometry (NEPH)
Edit Date: 3/17/2009
Components: Albumin, Cerebrospinal Fluid; Albumin, Serum; Immunoglobulin G (IgG), Cerebrospinal Fluid; Immunoglobulin G (IgG), Serum; Protein, Cerebrospinal Fluid
Performed: Tuesday, Friday
Released: Same day as tested
CPT Code: 82040, 82042, 82784 x2
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: 5 mL cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in a sterile vial AND one 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST) or 7.5 mL red top tube. Both CSF and serum are required for this test and must be submitted together.
Handling: Centrifuge and separate serum from cells immediately. Refrigerate both specimens. Do not freeze.
Standard Volume: 5 mL CSF AND 1 mL serum.
Minimum Volume: 0.3 mL CSF AND 0.3 mL serum.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Panel cannot be run if no serum is submitted. Plasma is not acceptable.

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