14-3-3 Protein Tau, Total, CSF

Abbrev Code:ARMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay; Western blot; Quaking induced conversion
CPT Codes: 86317 x1, 84182 x1, 0035U x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 7-17 days.
Special Instructions:A completed NPDPSC Test Request form must accompany each specimen. See Associated Links.
Associated Links:

NPDPSC Test Request Form

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Sterile tube
Collection Instructions:Do not use first 2 mL of CSF from the tap.
Causes for Rejection:Specimens exposed to more than one freeze/thaw cycle.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 5 mL; 2 mL minimum, into an ARUP transport tube and freeze immediately. Store frozen.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at frozen temperature.
Stability:48 hours at room temperature; 2 weeks refrigerated; indefinitely frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:3001255


Reference Range:By report.
Use:Aids in the diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease after other neurodegenerative conditions have been ruled out.

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