Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Oligoclonal Bands, CSF Order Code : OLIG
Synonyms: CSF oligoclonal banding; CSF IgG index or synthesis rate; CSF Protein and Immunofixation
Specimen Type: Cerebrospinal fluid and Serum
Container Type: Sterile CSF tube for CSF; SST Gold-top gel tube or Red-top tube (Plain) no additive for Serum.
Required Volume: 1 mL CSF and 1 mL Serum (2 mL whole blood collection)
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.5 mL CSF and 0.5 mL Serum (1 mL whole blood collection)
Methodology: Iso-electric focusing
Standard Run Times: Weekly
Turnaround Time: 7 days
CPT Codes: 82040, 82042, 82784 x 2, 83916 x 2
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB3408
SHC EPIC Code: LABOLIG
Department: Special Chemistry