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Test Code B2MC Beta-2-Microglobulin (B-2-M), Spinal Fluid

Additional Codes

MLAB: YMB

Powerchart: Beta 2 Microglobuin CSF

Epic: LAB181 Beta 2 Microglobuin, CSF

Reporting Name

Beta-2-Microglobulin, CSF

Useful For

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

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

Reference Values

0.70-1.80 mcg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 3 p.m.

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.

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

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Method Name

Nephelometry