Oligoclonal Band Profile


Sunquest Code:OLIGO  
Epic Code:LAB740Epic Name:Oligoclonal Banding
Order Instructions:See aliquot list information for blood in separate listing. Do not order IGGSYN if OLIGO is ordered. IGGSYN is included in OLIGO.
Synonyms:IgG Index, Cerebrospinal Fluid; IgG Synthesis, Cerebrospinal Fluid
Methodology:Isoelectric focusing/Immunofixation/Nephelometry
CPT Code:83916, 82784 x4, 82040, 82042, 82784
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-4 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood and CSF
Optimal Volume:1.5 mL CSF and 2 mL blood
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.7 mL CSF and 1.2 mL blood
Container:Sterile tube, Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Collection Instructions:Collect CSF specimen in a sterile container, collect blood specimen in a red/black (gel) tube. Blood specimen must accompany CSF.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Send serum (collected within 48 hours of CSF) with the CSF specimen. Centrifuge at room temperature. CSF: aliquot 1.5 mL, 0.7 mL minimum; serum: 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Samples are stable for 7 days at refrigerated temperatures.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:80440 (OLIGO)


Interpretive

Reference Range:

 

IgG, Serum

Age

mg/dL

 

Age

mg/dL

0-30 d

611-1542

 

1 y

331-1164

1 mo

241-870

 

2 y

407-1009

2 mo

198-577

 

3 y

423-1090

3 mo

169-558

 

4 y

444-1187

4 mo

188-536

 

5-7 y

608-1229

5 mo

165-781

 

8-9 y

584-1509

6 mo

206-676

 

10 y & older

768-1632

7-8 mo

208-868

 

 

 

9-11 mo

282-1026

 

 

 

 

IgG, CSF

0-6.0 mg/dL

Albumin, Serum (NEPH)

3500-5200 mg/dL

Albumin, CSF

0-35 mg/dL

Albumin Index

0.0-9.0

IgG Index

0.28-0.66

CSF, IgG/Albumin Ratio

0.09-0.25

CSF Oligoclonal Bands

Negative

CSF IgG Synthesis Rate

Less than or equal to 8.0 mg/d

Interpretation

By report

CSF Oligoclonal Bands Number

0-1 Bands

 

A patient is considered positive for CSF oligoclonal bands if there are two or more bands in the CSF immunoglobulin region that are not present in the serum.

 

Use:Diagnosis of diseases of the central nervous system including meningitis, tumor, syphilis, and multiple sclerosis.


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