ELECTROPHORESIS, PROTEIN, CEREBROSPINAL FLUID

Code
000.0000
Name
ELECTROPHORESIS, PROTEIN, CEREBROSPINAL FLUID
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
CPT Codes
82664; 84157
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
23156
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Sterile Plastic Tube

Volume

5.0 ml

Transport Info

Refrigerated

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

Total Protein: 15-45 mg/d
Prealbumin: 2-7 %
Albumin: 56-76 %
Alpha 1: 2-7 %
Alpha 2: 4-12 %
Beta: 8-18 %
Gamma: 3-12 %

Methodology

Zone Electrophoresis

Clinical Significance

Useful in the diagnosis of meningitis, tuberculous, brain abscess, meningovascular syphilis, CVA, neoplastic disease, multiple sclerosis, and other degenerative processes causing neurological disease.

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