MS Profile+MBP, CSF

Test ID: 


CPT code:

82042, 82784 (x2), 83916, 83873, 82040


MS Profile

Clinical Use:

Adjunct in aiding clinical diagnosis of multiple sclerosis

Specimen Type:

Serum and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), collected at the same time.

Requested Volume: 

2 mL serum and 1.5 mL CSF

Minimum Volume: 

0.8 mL serum and 0.6 mL CSF

Container Type: 

Plastic transport tubes


Collect serum and CSF at the same time. Avoid contaminating CSF with blood. Centrifuge CSF at 1500xg for 20 minutes and place the supernatant into separate tubes. Ensure residual fibrin and cellular matter have been removed.

Storage Instructions:

Room temperature

Stability Requirements:


Rejection Criteria

Plasma instead of serum specimen; serum and CSF not collected within eight hours of each other; lipemic, hemolyzed, or icteric CSF specimen.

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MCI Diagnostic

Providing top patient care with fast results. 

7018 South Utica Avenue

Tulsa, Oklahoma 74136

Hours of Operation

Mon – Sat: 7AM-11PM

Sun: 7AM-3PM

Government Contract

Mon – Sat: 7AM-11PM

Sun: 7AM-3PM


Mon – Sat: 7AM-11PM

Sun: 7AM-3PM

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