14-3-3 Protein, CSF

Sunquest Code:1433CF  
Epic Code:LAB6767Epic Name:1433 Protein CSF
Synonyms:1433 Protein, CSF
Methodology:Immunochemiluminometric assay
CPT Code:83520
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 2-6 days.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Collection Instructions:Use second collection vial. Place on ice immediatley.
Causes for Rejection:Hemolyzed specimen.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge to remove any red blood cells prior to shipping. Aliquot 1 mL; 0.6 mL minimum from second collection tube. Refrigerate immediately.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature. Alternately freeze if specimen will not be received by the reference laboratory within 7 days.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo Medical Laboratories)
Referral Lab number:P1433


Reference Range:2.0 ng/mL or less
Use:Evaluation of pateints with rapidly progressive dementia to extablish the diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

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