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CSF for oligoclonal bands
Lab code: IMCSF
 
Test Synonyms:
Oligoclonal bands (CSF)
 
Lab:
Immunology
Inpatient Req:
Core Lab (#84927)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
CSF
Result Time:
48 hours   Cost: $$
Reference Interval:
No banding seen in 80x concentrate.  
Important Information:
2.5 ml of CSF is required to permit 80x concentration for optimal sensitivity. Please also send serum for serum protein electrophoresis for comparison.