Test Details

Mnemonic

MSP

Ordering Code

3008005

CPT-4 Code(s)

82040, 82042, 82784 x 2, 83916

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge blood, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial. Send 1.0 mL CSF in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top and CSF

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 1 month

Methodology

Electrophoresis, Nephelometry
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Reference Range

IgG (CSF) 0-3.4 mg/dL
Albumin (CSF) 0-35 mg/dL
IgG/Albumin Index (CSF) 0.00-0.77
IgG (serum) 700-1600 mg/dL
Albumin (serum) 3500-5200 mg/dL
IgG Synthesis Rate 0.0-3.00 mg/day
IgG/Albumin Index (CSF) 0.00-0.77
Oligoclonal Bands Negative
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Performing Laboratory

WARDE MEDICAL LABORATORY
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