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oligoclonal banding
Synonyms: CSF Protein 
Computer Code: (RCFEL)
Specimen Collection: 5 mL CSF AND
4 mL blood (red or gold top tube). Must have both specimens drawn together or within 2 days of each other. 
Minimum Volume: CSF: 0.1 mL SR: 0.5 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Serum: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, refrigerate. Min 0.1 mL serum. CSF: Maintain refrigerated. Min 0.1 mL CSF. Frozen and room temperature acceptable. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA 
Routine TAT: 4 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 83916 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/01/2014
Time: 04:21:35 (24hr)