IMMUNOGLOBULIN G SYNTHESIS RATE, CEREBROSPINAL FLUID

Synonyms: IgG Synthesis Rate CSF; Central Nervous System IgG Synthesis; CNS IgG Synthesis; CSF IgG Synthesis; Spinal Fluid IgG Synthesis
Computer Code: (RIGSR )
Specimen Collection: 1 mL cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and 3 mL (red or gold top tube).
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL CSF, 2 mL Serum
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Serum: Allow to clot, centrifuge, remove serum, separate and refrigerate. Min 0.7 mL serum. CSF: Refrigerate. Min 0.5 mL CSF.
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.
Lab Code: CC REF
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA
Routine TAT: 7 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 82040, 82042, 82784x2
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII