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.
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
Note
CPT Code(s)
83873
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0080515Myelin Basic Protein
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Cross References
  • MBP