Test Overview
Test Methodology

IFA, RIA, Western blot, CBA

Test Usage

Investigating new onset dementia and cognitive impairment plus 1 or more of the following:
-Rapid onset and progression
-Fluctuating course
-Psychiatric accompaniments (psychosis, hallucinations)
-Movement disorder (myoclonus, tremor, dyskinesias)
-Autoimmune stigmata (personal history or family history or signs of diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorder, vitiligo, poliosis [premature graying], myasthenia gravis, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus)
-Smoking history (20+ pack years) or other cancer risk factors
-History of cancer
-Inflammatory cerebral spinal fluid
-Neuroimaging findings atypical for degenerative etiology

Reference Range *

By report

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

7 - 11 days

Soft Order Code
Reference Laboratory
Mayo (DMS2)
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in red top or SST tube. Spin and aliquot specimen into a plastic screw capped tube. Send to Specimen Processing refrigerated

Yellow Top Tube
Alternate Specimen
SST is acceptable
Normal Volume
4 mL
Minimum Volume
2.5 mL
CPT Code
86341, 86255 x18
Fee Code
AA273, AA940 x18
NY State Approved