S 100B Protein


Abbrev Code:S100B   
Order Code:LAB8117Order Name:S 100B Protein
Synonyms:S 100 B Melanoma Tumor Marker; S100; S100B
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
CPT Codes: 86316 x1
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 cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: 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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