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Test ID OLIGC Oligoclonal Banding, Spinal Fluid


Specimen Required


Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information, see:

-OLIG / Oligoclonal Banding, Serum and Spinal Fluid

-MSP3 / Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Profile, Serum and Spinal Fluid

 

Specimen Type: Spinal fluid

Container/Tube: Sterile vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Label specimen as spinal fluid.


Useful For

Diagnosis of multiple sclerosis; especially useful in patients with equivocal clinical presentation and radiological findings

Method Name

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information, see:

-OLIG / Oligoclonal Banding, Serum and Spinal Fluid

-MSP3 / Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Profile, Serum and Spinal Fluid

 

Isoelectric Focusing (IEF) with IgG Immunoblot Detection

Reporting Name

CSF Bands

Specimen Type

CSF

Specimen Minimum Volume

See Specimen Required

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
CSF Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Ambient  14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information, see:

-OLIG / Oligoclonal Banding, Serum and Spinal Fluid

-MSP3 / Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Profile, Serum and Spinal Fluid

 

Cerebrospinal fluid Oligoclonal Bands Interpretation: <2 bands

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Report Available

2 to 3 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

83916

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
OLIGC CSF Bands In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
8017 CSF Bands 49852-7
23611 CSF Olig Bands Interpretation In Process

NY State Approved

Yes