14-3-3 CSF PROTEIN

Mnemonic

<b><span style='color:red'><u>P1433</span></u></b>

Guidelines

Specimens that have not been kept refrigerate or which have been tested for other analytes previously, may give a false-positive result.

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

CSF, sterile vial

Handling

1. Obtain aliquot from second collection vial. 2. Immediately place aliquot on ice. 3. Send specimen in plastic vial.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.6 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis

Testing Information

Performed

Mon, Thu

Method

Immunochemiluminometric Assay (ICMA)

Referral Lab

Mayo Lab (83520)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Normal: <1.5 ng/mL Elevated: > or =1.5 ng/mL; compatible with, but not diagnostic of, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Interpretation provided

CPT Codes

83520

Last Updated: Thursday, November 1, 2012 01:24:10 PM