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Beta-2 Microglobulin, CSF
0080054
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
B2M CSF
Methodology
Quantitative Immunoturbidimetry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
CSF. Also acceptable: CSF collected in plain red or green (sodium or lithium heparin). 
Specimen Preparation
Centrifuge to remove cellular material. Transfer 0.5 mL CSF to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.4 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cellular material: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 2 weeks 
Reference Interval
0.0-2.4 mg/L
Interpretive Data


Compliance Statement B: This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0080061Beta-2-Microglobulin, CSF1951-3
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Aliases
  • B2 microglobulin CSF
  • B2M CSF
  • Beta 2 Microglobulin, CSF Test
  • CSF B2M