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Test Code SFB2M Beta-2-Microglobulin (B-2-M), Spinal Fluid

Additional Codes

MAYO Test ID
B2MC
EPIC Test ID
LAB181

 

Reporting Name

Beta-2-Microglobulin, CSF

Useful For

Evaluation of central nervous system inflammation and B-cell proliferative diseases

Method Name

Nephelometry

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

CSF


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: Sterile vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
CSF Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Ambient  14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Reference Values

0.70-1.80 mcg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 3 p.m.

CPT Code Information

82232 

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
B2MC Beta-2-Microglobulin, CSF 1951-3

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
B2MC Beta-2-Microglobulin, CSF 1951-3

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.