Ordering Recommendation

Aids in diagnosis of immune-mediated disorders affecting the nervous system. 

Mnemonic

IGA CSF

Methodology

Quantitative Immunoturbidimetry

Performed

Wed, Sat

Reported

1-5 days

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

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: 0.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Grossly bloody or hemolyzed specimens.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Interval

0.0-0.7 mg/dL

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

FDA

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

82784

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0050341 Immunoglobulin A CSF 2457-0
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Aliases

  • CSF IgA
  • IgA
  • Immunoglobulin A, CSF
Immunoglobulin A, CSF