14-3-3 Protein Tau, Total, CSF : 1004748

NPDPSC Test Request Form must be completed which includes patient personal and medical history.

Request Form available at http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pdf/385

Test Code
C1433P or 1004748

Alias/See Also
CJD; Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease; Human Prion Disease

CPT Codes
0035U, 83520x2

Patient mus be 12 years of age or older.

Note: Repeat testing should be collected no sooner than 2 weeks following last encounter.

Transport Container
The first 2 mL of CSF that flows from the tap should be discarded. Transfer 5 mL CSF to standard transport tubes. (Min: 2 mL)

Transport Temperature

Specimen Stability
Ambient: 48 hours: Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Indefinitely  (One freeze/thaw cycle is acceptable.)

Western Blot/Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay/Qualitative Real-Time Quaking-Induced Conversion

Setup Schedule

Report Available
7-17 days (From receipt at performing laboratory)

Reference Range
By report.

Performing Laboratory
National Prion Institute

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.