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CSFIN/SFIN-M
CEREBROSPINAL FLUID, CSF, IGG INDEX

Test Code CSFIN/SFIN-M 
Test CEREBROSPINAL FLUID, CSF, IgG INDEX 
Methodology NEPHELOMETRY 
Description Useful as an aid in the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis 
Specimen Serum and spinal fluid are required. Specimens must be obtained within 1 week of each other.
Specimen Type: Serum (Refrigerated)
Container/Tube: Red top or serum gel
Specimen Volume: 1 mL, 0.5 mL mimimum
Collection Instructions: Label specimen as serum.

Specimen Type: Spinal fluid (Refrigerated)
Container/Tube: Sterile vial
Specimen Volume: 1 mL, 0.5 mL mimimum
Collection Instructions: Label specimen as spinal fluid. 
Reference Values CSF index: 0.00-0.85
CSF IgG: 0.0-8.1 mg/dL
CSF albumin: 0.0-27.0 mg/dL
Serum IgG
0-4 months: 100-334 mg/dL
5-8 months: 164-588 mg/dL
9-14 months: 246-904 mg/dL
15-23 months: 313-1,170 mg/dL
2-3 years: 295-1,156 mg/dL
4-6 years: 386-1,470 mg/dL
7-9 years: 462-1,682 mg/dL
10-12 years: 503-1,719 mg/dL
13-15 years: 509-1,580 mg/dL
16-17 years: 487-1,327 mg/dL
> or =18 years: 767-1,590 mg/dL
Serum albumin: 3,200-4,800 mg/dL
CSF IgG/albumin: 0.00-0.21
Serum IgG/albumin: 0.0-0.4
CSF IgG synthesis rate: 0-12 mg/24 hours 
Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Saturday; 2 p.m. 
CPT Code(s) 82040  Albumin, serum
82042  Albumin, spinal fluid
82784 x 2  IgG, serum and spinal fluid

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