Test Details

Mnemonic

TOXGC

Ordering Code

3425700

CPT-4 Code(s)

86777

Specimen Information

Collect

CSF
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Specimen Preparation

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

0.25 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

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

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