Semi-Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
134.9 IV or less: Negative; 135.0 - 164.9 IV Equivocal; 165.0 IV or greater: Positive
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
3 - 5 days
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
Test sent to Mayo Clinic Laboratories; performed by ARUP Laboratories