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Test ID FIXCF Immunofixation, CSF

Specimen Required

Specimen Required

Specimen Type: CSF

Container/Tube: sterile screw cap container

Specimen Volume: 6 mL

Collection Instructions: Collect 6 mL of spinal fluid (CSF) in a sterile screw cap container. Ship refrigerated.

Method Name

Immunofixation Electrophoresis

Reporting Name

Immunofixation, CSF

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

4.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
CSF Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  180 days
  Ambient  48 hours

Reference Values

No abnormal bands are present on immunofixation.

Day(s) Performed

Sunday through Friday

Report Available

5 to 9 days

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FIXCF Immunofixation, CSF 13174-8


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
FIXCF Immunofixation, CSF 13174-8

NY State Approved