Test Overview
Test Methodology

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Reference Range *

IgG: <1:1; IgM: <1:1

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
November through April: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 5 days

Soft Order Code
ABOPC
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo ABOPC
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect CSF in a sterile screw capped tube. Send to Specimen Processing refrigerated

Normal Volume
0.8 mL CSF
Minimum Volume
0.7 mL CSF
Storage Temperature
Refrigerated preferred, frozen acceptable
Additional Information

Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories

Billing
CPT Code
86651x2, 86652 x2, 86653 x2, 86654 x2
Fee Code
AA528, AA529, AA530, AA531, AA532, AA533, AA534, AA535
NY State Approved
No
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