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OLIG/OLIG-M
OLIGOCLONAL BANDING, SERUM AND SPINAL FLUID

Test Code OLIG/OLIG-M 
Test OLIGOCLONAL BANDING, SERUM AND SPINAL FLUID 
Methodology Isoelectric Focusing (IEF) with IgG Immunoblot Detection 
Description Useful for Diagnosis of multiple sclerosis; especially useful in patients with equivocal clinical presentation and radiological findings 
Specimen Specimen Type: Serum
Container/Tube: Red Top
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions: Label specimen as serum.

Specimen Type: Spinal fluid
Container/Tube: Sterile vial
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions: Label specimen as spinal fluid. 
Reference Values CSF Olig Bands Interpretation: <4 bands 
Analytic Time 2-3 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Saturday; 7 a.m.- 12 p.m. 
CPT Code(s) 83916 x2