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Immunoglobulin G, CSF

Lab Section: 

Immunology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB7062

 

Methodology: 

Nephelometry

Schedule: 

Monday, Thursday

Reported: 

4 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 1.0 mL Cerebrospinal Fluid in a CSF Tube.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
Stability: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 3 months

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Local immune reactions with the central nervous system result in elevated immunoglobulin levels, particularly IgG, in the cerebrospinal fluid.

Reference Interval: 

≤6.0

CPT Code(s): 

82784

Last Changed: 

12/23/2016 13:28:16

Last Reviewed: 

8/24/2017 2:10:45 PM