86380:MYELIN BASIC PROTEIN, CEREBROSPINAL FLUID (CSF)

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86380:MYELIN BASIC PROTEIN, CEREBROSPINAL FLUID (CSF)
Methodology: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Edit Date: 6/11/2010
Performed: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Released: 1-4 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 83873-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: 1 mL cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in a sterile plastic vial. Avoid hemolysis.
Handling: If CSF is bloody, centrifuge and separate supernatant from cells.
Stability: Specimen stable 48 hours ambient, 14 days refrigerated, or 3 months frozen.
Standard Volume: 1 mL CSF.
Minimum Volume: 0.3 mL CSF.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: CSF should be free from contamination with blood. Hemolysis is associated with falsely elevated levels of MBP in the CSF.
Rejection Criteria: Hemolysis.

Reference Range:
0.00-1.10 ng/mL