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Protein Electrophoresis, CSF

Test ID: PEP CSF

Test

Method

Electrophoresis

Report Includes

Pre Albumin; Albumin; Alpha 1; Alpha 2; Beta; Gamma; M Spike; Interpretation

Specimens

CSF

Clinical Utility

If testing for Oligoclonal Banding (or Multiple Sclerosis), refer to separate listing for Oligoclonal Banding.

Test Location

Scarborough General Hospital, 3050 Lawrence Avenue, Scarborough ON M1P 2V5

Test Version

9-Dec-2019

Specimen

Specimens

CSF

Sample Volume

5 mL

Collection & Handling

Handling Information

Store and send frozen.

Test Version

9-Dec-2019

Performance / Interpretation

Method

Electrophoresis

Turnaround Time

4 days

Results

Name Units Reference Range Conversion Factor
Pre Albumin %
  • 44964
Albumin %
  • 52 - 72
Alpha 1 %
  • 44933
Alpha 2 %
  • 44997
Beta %
  • 45130
Gamma %%
  • 44998
M Spike
  • Not Detected
Interpretation

Test Location

Scarborough General Hospital, 3050 Lawrence Avenue, Scarborough ON M1P 2V5

Test Version

9-Dec-2019

Interface / Setup

HL7 Interface Codes

Order Code Result Codes Units
PEP CSF 28310CSF Prealbumin %
28311CSF Albumin %
28312CSF α-1 Globulins %
28313CSF α-2 Globulins %
28314CSF βGlobulins %
28315γGlobulins %
28316CSF Paraprotein %
28317CSF Interpretation

Test Version

9-Dec-2019