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The third tube of a routinely obtained three-tube set of CSF should be used for CSF IgA study.
3 - 6 days
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
This test may be used to evaluate the central nervous system involvement by infection, neoplasm, or primary neurological disease (ie, multiple sclerosis). A local synthesis of IgA within the CNS is most prominent in patients with bacterial infections and has special relevance in the diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis.
0 to 1 y
2 to 17 y
18 to 50 y
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|100115||Immunoglobulin A, Quant, CSF||2457-0||100115||Immunoglobulin A, Quant, CSF||mg/dL||2457-0|
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