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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 Special Container
Varies Refrigerated 7 days

Reference Values

A final report will be provided.

Day(s) Performed

Batched

Report Available

2 to 5 weeks

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