Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: June 18, 2024 @ 9:13 am


Myelin Basic Protein, CSF

  • CSF in Sterile Specimen Container
  • 1 mL (Min:0.3 mL) CSF in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Frozen.
Special Handling:
  • Separate aliquot required for each frozen test ordered
  • If CSF is bloody, centrifuge the sample and separate supernatant from cells prior to freezing the sample.
    CSF should be free from contamination with blood. Hemolysis is associated with falsely-elevated levels of MBP.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
Stability:Ambient: 2 Day(s); Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 3 Week(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 83873
  • 93625 - MYELIN BASIC, CSF
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