Serum and CSF
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
1-2 mL CSF collected in a sterile container ***and*** 1-2 mL Blood collected in a (red-top) tube
It is preferred that the collection date and time be the same for both CSF and serum; however, it is acceptable for them to be drawn within 48 hours of each other. CSF must be clear. (CSF collection tube #4 preferred).
Room Temp: 8 Hours; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 90 Days
2 mL CSF ***and*** 1 mL Serum
1 mL CSF ***and*** 0.5 mL Serum
Albumin (CSF and Serum), IgG (CSF and Serum), CSF IgG Index, and CSF Synthesis Rate IgG.
82040, 82042, 82784 (x2)