Test directory: Multiple Sclerosis Panel, Basic

Ordering Code4541
Test NameMultiple Sclerosis Panel, Basic
AliasMS Panel, Basic
Profile Contains
Preferred SpecimenSerum and Cerebral Spinal Fluid
Preferred Container1 SF (SPINAL FLUID) 1 SS (Serum/Separator - Red/Grey or Gold)
Optimum Volume2 mL Serum and 2.5 mL CSF
Collection InstructionsCSF must be crystalline clear.
Handling InstructionsIf CSF is bloody, then centrifuge & aliquot prior to freezing
Serum: Separate and freeze IMMEDIATELY.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 8 Hours
Refrigerated: 5 Days
Frozen: 14 Days
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time10 Days
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s) for Oligoclonal Bands, CSF

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Oligoclonal Bands, CSFALLSee report.

Reference range(s) for Myelin Basic Protein

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Myelin Basic ProteinALLSee report.