S 100B Protein


Sunquest Code:S100B  
Epic Code:LAB8117Epic Name:S 100B Protein
Synonyms:S 100 B Melanoma Tumor Marker; S100; S100B
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-8 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been approved or cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot within 2 hours of collection, 2 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store frozen.
Shipping Instructions:Ship frozen.
Stability:After separation from cells: 24 hours at room temperature; 1 week refrigerated; 3 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2001766


Interpretive

Reference Range:0-96 ng/L
Use:Useful as a biomarker of various CNS pathologies and as a tumor marker for malignant melanoma.


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