Myelin Basic Protein
0080515
Ordering Recommendation
Not recommended for the workup of suspected multiple sclerosis. Preferred test is Oligoclonal Band Profile (0080440).
Mnemonic
MBP
Methodology
Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-4 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
CSF.  
Specimen Preparation
Transport 1 mL CSF. (Min: 0.3 mL) Avoid hemolysis. If CSF is bloody, centrifuge the sample and separate supernatant from cells prior to freezing the sample.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Hemolysis.  
Remarks
CSF should be free from contamination with blood. Hemolysis is associated with falsely-elevated levels of MBP.  
Stability
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 3 weeks (Avoid freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
0.00-5.50 ng/mL  
Interpretive Data


See Compliance Statement D: www.aruplab.com/CS
Statement D: 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.
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
83873
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0080515Myelin Basic Protein
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Aliases
  • MBP