Multiple Sclerosis Profile with Myelin Basic Protein : 1003925

Both CSF and serum aliquots are required for testing. Serum collected within 48 hours before or after the CSF collection is acceptable.

Test Code

CPT Codes
82040, 82042, 82784x2, 83916, 83873

This test orders and reports the following individual tests:

Test Name                                                       Order code             Interface Code                            
Oligoclonal Bands                                                 OLIG                     1000673
IgG Synthesis Rate, CSF                                       CFIGSR                  1000191
(IgG Synthesis Rate includes serum Albumin, CSF Albumin, serum IgG, CSF IgG, IgG Index, and CSF IgG Synthesis Rate)
Myelin Basic Protein                                            MYELBP                    663

Serum separator tube (gold top preferred) or a plain red top tube. Also, collect a cerebrospinal fluid sample according to your institution's protocol.

Transport Container
Centrifuge the serum separator tube and transport; if a plain red top tube, centrifuge and aliquot serum (Min. 1 mL) into a standard transport tube. Submit CSF 2 mL (Min. 1.5 mL) in a standard transport tube.

Transport Temperature
CSF and serum: Refrigerated.

Specimen Stability
Refer to Individual Test Codes.

Refer to Individual Test Codes.

Setup Schedule
Refer to Individual Test Codes.

Report Available
Refer to Individual Test Codes.

Reference Range
Refer to Individual Test Codes.

Performing Laboratory
med fusion and Quest Diagnostics

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.