ADmark Phospho-Tau/Total-Tau/A Beta42, Analysis Alzheimer's Evaluation, CSF

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
CPT Codes: 83520 x3
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 7-14 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL CSF
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL CSF 
Container:Sterile tube
Alternate Containers: Admark Polypropylene tube, Polypropylene tube
Causes for Rejection:Tubes other than polypropylene are not acceptable for CSF. No transferred to polypropylene within 4 hours.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Transfer 2 mL; 0.5 mL minimum CSF into a polypropylene tube within 4 hours of collection. Store frozen.
Shipping Instructions:Ship frozen. 
Stability:CSF: 72 hours at room temperature; 21 days refrigerated; 4 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Athena Diagnostics)
Referral Lab number:177


Reference Range:Correlation of levels of markers of Phosphorylated-Tau, Total-Tau and Ab42, presence of ApoE2, E3, E4 alleles.
Use:Detection of ApoE2, E3, E4 alleles and levels of Phosphorylated-Tau protein, Total-Tau protein, and Ab42.

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