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CSF IgG Synthesis Rate

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code
Collection Instructions Specimen label must contain the date the sample was collected and the legible name of the person who collected the sample.
Container type
Sample type
Normal range
Additional information Order the CSF IgG Index; the CSF IgG Synthesis Rate does not provide any additional information and is less sensitive than the CSF IgG Index. As such the Clinical Laboratories does not calculate or report the CSF IgG Synthesis Rate.

References:
McMillan SA, et al. 1996. Evaluation of formulae for CSF IgG synthesis using data obtained from two methods: importance of receiver operator characteristic curve analysis. J. Clin. Pathol. 49:24-28.

McMillan SA, et al. 2000. Evaluation of the clinical utility of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) indices of inflammatory markers in multiple sclerosis. Acta Neurol. Scand. 101:239-243.
Last Updated 9/21/2011 2:42:29 PM
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