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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
CSF for oligoclonal bands
Sample
CSF
Sample container
Universal container / 20mL white top
Volume required
1 mL CSF, 5 mL Blood
Special requirements for specimen collection
5ml blood, plain tube (Vacutainer Red) is also required. Send CSF and blood togeter.
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
NB: Elevations may occur with lipaemic sera.
Turn around time
20 working days
Last modified: 02/08/2017