Immunoglobulin M, CSF
0050356
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
IGM CSF
Methodology
Quantitative Nephelometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
CSF.  
Specimen Preparation
Centrifuge and separate to remove cellular material. Transfer 1 mL CSF to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.4 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Grossly bloody or hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: 1 year  
Reference Interval
0-0.7 mg/dL  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
82784
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0050356Immunoglobulin M CSF2471-1
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Aliases
  • CSF IgM
  • IgM
  • IgM CSF