Dementia Auto-Immune Evaluation, CSF


Abbrev Code:MMMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Laboratory Miscellaneous Order
Methodology:Indirect immunofluorescence assay, Radioimmunoassay, Western blot, Cell binding assay
CPT Codes: 86255 x16, 86341 x1, 86255 x4, 84182 x3, 86256 x6, x
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3-10 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:CSF
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Sterile tube
Causes for Rejection:Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Stability: 72 hours at room temperature; 28 days refrigerated (preferred) or frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo Medical Laboratories)
Referral Lab number:DMC2


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:Investigating new onset dementia and cognitive impairment.


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