CNS DEMYELINATING DISEASE EVAL, SERUM

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate, send 3.0 mL serum (3.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis; gross lipemia; gross icterus

Methodology
Flow Cytometry

Stability
Room temperature: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 28 days; Frozen: 28 days

Reference Range
See report

Performed
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

Turnaround Time8-12 days
Test CodeCDS1
CPT-4 Code (s)
86255 x 2, plus 86256 x 2 as appropriate, at additional fees
LOINC Codes
CNS Deyelinating Disease Interp   69048-7  
MOG FACS, S   90248-6  
MOG FACS Titer, S   84873-9  
NMO/AQP4 FACS, S   43638-6  
NMO/AQP4 FACS Titer, S   86241-7  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory