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Immunoglobulin G/Albumin Ratio, CSF
0050680
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
IGG/ALB
Methodology
Nephelometry
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.  
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
IgG, CSF: 0.0-6.0 mg/dL
Albumin, CSF: 0-35 mg/dL
CSF IgG/Albumin Ratio: 0.09-0.25
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
82784; 82042
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0050200Albumin, CSF1746-7
0050670Immunoglobulin G CSF2464-6
0080175CSF IgG/Albumin Ratio2470-3
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Aliases
  • IgG/Albumin Ratio, CSF
  • Albumin Ratio
  • IgG/Albumin Ratio
  • Specific Protein (CSF)