|Mnemonic: ||[CSF OLIGO]|
|Name: ||Oligoclonal Band Profile, CSF & Serum|
|Specimen: ||1.5 mL CSF submitted in a sterile container. PLUS 1 mL serum must be submitted together. Serum should be drawn within 48 hours of CSF collection.|
Do NOT send out the CSF without the serum sample. They must be assayed together.
ARUP will not run the test on a heparinized sample.
|Minimum Spec: ||0.5 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Refrigerated|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 7 days refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0080440|
|Note: ||Tests included in this profile: IgG Serum & CSF, Albumin Serum & CSF, Albumin Index, CSF IgG/Albumin Ratio, IgG Index, CSF Oligoclonal Bands, CSF IgG Synthesis Rate, Interpretation|