Test Overview
Test Methodology

Semi-Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Reference Range *

134.9 IV or less: Negative; 135.0 - 164.9 IV Equivocal; 165.0 IV or greater: Positive

Test Details
Days Set Up
Sunday - Saturday
Analytic Time

3 - 5 days

Soft Order Code
FVZGC
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo FVZGC (ARUP)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect CSF in a sterile tube. Aliquot under sterile conditions to a screw capped aliquot tube, or cover collection container with Parafilm around the top 1/3 of the tube to prevent leakage. Send to Specimen Processing refrigerated

Normal Volume
0.5 mL CSF
Minimum Volume
0.3 mL CSF
Storage Temperature
Refrigerated preferred, frozen acceptable
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Clinic Laboratories; performed by ARUP Laboratories

Billing
CPT Code
86787
NY State Approved
No