PARANEOPLASTIC EVALUATION, CSF

Specimen Required
Sen 4.0 mL CSF (3.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in an IATA-approved sterile screw-capped plastic container.

Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis, gross lipemia, gross icterus

Methodology
Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay-Western Blot-Radio Immunoprecipitation Assay, Cell Binding Assay

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

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time7-10 days
Test CodePNCSF
CPT-4 Code (s)
86256 x 9 (plus 84182 x 3 if appropriate, 86255 if appropriate, 86341 if appropriate, at additional cost)
LOINC Codes
Result ID   Reporting Name   LOINC Code  
89079   AGNA-1, CSF   53714-2  
5906   Amphiphysin Ab, CSF   35142-9  
3852   ANNA-1, CSF   24400-4  
7472   ANNA-2, CSF   24401-2  
21633   ANNA-3, CSF   35144-5  
21650   CRMP-5-IgG, CSF   35385-4  
3988   PCA-1, CSF   14248-9  
21632   PCA-2, CSF   35143-7  
21631   PCA-Tr, CSF   51748-2  

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