Test Details

Mnemonic

NARGC

Ordering Code

3516180

CPT-4 Code(s)

86255, plus 86256 If reflexed to titer, at additional cost

Specimen Information

Collect

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)

Specimen Preparation

Send 0.5 mL CSF in a screw capped plastic vial.

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Stability

Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 2 weeks
Frozen: 1 year

Methodology

Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
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Reference Range

<1:1
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratory
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