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Test ID FONS Western blot for anti-optic nerve autoantibodies in the serum


Specimen Required


Submit only one of the following specimens:

 

Serum:

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s), serum gel tube(s) is acceptable. Spin down and send 5 mL serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.

 

Plasma:

Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s). Spin down and send 5 mL EDTA plasma refrigerated in a plastic vial.

 

Complete and submit with specimen:

  1. Completed OHSU Ocular request form
  2. Clinical history
  3. Referring physician information (name & phone number)

-NOTE: Without this information, testing cannot be completed.


Method Name

Western blot

Reporting Name

Anti-optic nerve autoantibodies, WB

Specimen Type

Varies

Specimen Minimum Volume

3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Varies Refrigerated 7 days

Reference Values

A final report will be provided.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Batched

Performing Laboratory

Ocular Immunology Laboratory OHSU

CPT Code Information

84181

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FONS Anti-optic nerve autoantibodies, WB Not Provided

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
FONS Anti-optic nerve autoantibodies, WB Not Provided

NY State Approved

Yes