|Mnemonic: ||[Unlist Lab]|
|Name: ||14-3-3 Protein Tau/Theta with Reflex to RT-QuIC Analysis, CSF|
|Specimen: ||2 mL CSF transferred to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. |
The first 2 mL of CSF that flows from the tap should be discarded. Transfer 5 mL CSF to ARUP Standard Transport Tubes. Freeze immediately. (Min: 2 mL)
Urine samples should also be submitted with CSF specimens if available. Refer to request form for detailed sample requirements.
A COMPLETED CJD SURVEILLANCE TEST REQUEST FORM IS REQUIRED: http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pdf/385
|Minimum Spec: ||2 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||FREEZE|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 2008095|
| Method: ||Enzyme Immunoassay/Western Blot|
|Note: ||The 14-3-3 protein is a marker for some prion diseases, such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), when a number of other neurodegenerative conditions are excluded. |
This testing is performed at the National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center.
|Processing Info: ||A completed CJD Surveillance Test Request Form must be sumbitted to ARUP with the sample.|