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Protein 14-3-3 Tau/Theta, CSF

Lab Section: 

Sendout Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

ARUP

 

Test ID: 

LAB8485

 

Methodology: 

Western Blot/Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay/Qualitative Real-Time Quaking-Induced Conversion

Schedule: 

Varies

Reported: 

20 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 5.0 mL Cerebrospinal Fluid in a CSF Tube.
Pediatric volume: 2 mL.
The first 2 mL of CSF that flows from the tap should be discarded.
Transport: Frozen.
Handling: Completed requisition form required. See notes..
Unacceptable conditions: Specimens exposed to more than one freeze/thaw cycle.
Stability: Ambient: 48 hours: Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Indefinitely (Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

 

Notes: 

http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/2008095 CJD Surveillance CTR Test Request Form is required with sample submission. Form is found in AUP's weblink provided above.

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

CPT Code(s): 

86317, 84182; if reflexed, add 87798

Last Changed: 

12/09/2016 11:05:50

Last Reviewed: 

9/11/2017 6:20:13