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14-3-3 Protein Tau/Theta with RT-QuIC Analysis

Order Name 14-3-3 PROT
Test Number: 6006447
Revision Date 10/01/2022
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
14-3-3 Protein Tau/Theta with RT-QuIC Analysis
Western Blot/Quantitative ELISA/RT-QuIC Analysis  
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 5 mL (2 mL) CSF (Cerebrospinal Fluid) Sterile Screwtop Container Frozen
Instructions ALERT Laboratory Personnel PRIOR to collection of specimen to assure proper and safe handling

Patient Prep: Patient must be 12 years of age or older
The first 2 mL (Min: 2 mL) of CSF that flows from the tap should be discarded. Transfer 5 mL CSF to a sterile standard transport Tubes.
Freeze immediately.
Unacceptable Conditions: Specimens exposed to more than one freeze/thaw cycle.
Stability: Ambient: 48 hours: Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Indefinitely (One freeze/thaw cycle is acceptable).

Download-Print: Completed requisition form MUST accompany specimen.
Testing Schedule Varies 
Expected TAT 7-17 days   
Clinical Use This test includes RT-QuIC Analysis (by Real-Time Quaking-Induced Conversion) with every order.  
Notes Reference Lab: ARUP
Test Code: 2008095
Click Here to view information on the ARUP website.
CPT Code(s) 86317; 84182; 0035U
Lab Section Reference Lab