Test Details

Mnemonic

TOXGC

Ordering Code

3425700

CPT-4 Code(s)

86777

Specimen Information

Collect

CSF

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge to remove particulate matter and send 0.5 mL CSF refrigerated in a sterile screw-capped plastic vial.

Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolysis, lipemia, or icteric specimens.
Fluids other than CSF.

Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
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Reference Range

<0.90
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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