Support diagnosis of neurosarcoidosis. May be used to evaluate treatment response.
Mon, Wed, Fri
Between 1 and 5 days
Separate from cells within 1 hour of collection. Transfer 1 mL CSF to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
CSF containing gadolinium-based contrast agents. Hemolyzed or xanthochromic specimens.
Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
Gadolinium contrast agents have been reported to inhibit ACE activity. Therefore, CSF containing gadolinium-based contrast agents should not be submitted to the laboratory for evaluation.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0098974||Angiotensin Convert Enzyme CSF||12480-0|