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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / CSF Oligoclonal band

CSF Oligoclonal band

Plain Universal (CSF) and Brown clotted serum, gel barrier

TestCSF Oligoclonal band
Common AbbreviationsNA
ProfileNA
Tube typePlain Universal (CSF) and Brown clotted serum, gel barrier
Clinical IndicationUsed in the diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis
Specimen TypeCSF and Blood
Sample typeCSF and Serum
Minimum Volume2mL
Special PrecautionsMatched serum and CSF samples required.
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time10 days
LaboratoryProtein Reference Unit PO BOX 894 Sheffield S5 7YT 0114 226 9196
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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