Immunofixation Electrophoresis, CSF 
Mnemonic CSF IFE
CPT 84166, 86335, 84157
Test Code 3520859
Synonyms CSF IEP, CSF IFE, CSF Immunoelectrophoresis, Globulins, CSF
Test Includes  
Specimen CSF
Volume 5.0 mL
Container Plastic Screw Cap Container
Special Instructions  
Specimen Prep Do NOT centrifuge.
Storage Refrigerate
Transport Temp Room Temperature
Stability Rm Temp 48 hours
Stability Refrig 48 hours
Stability Frozen 1 month
Methodology Agarose Gel Immunofixation/Protein Electrophoresis on Agarose Media
Rejection Criteria   
Reference Value Normal pattern 
Performed/TAT Monday - Friday   Reported in 3-5 days    
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