ADmark® Phospho-Tau/Total-Tau/A Beta42,Analysis and Interp,CSF(Symptomatic)

Test Code
177

Test Details


Test code: 177
Type of disorder: Dementia
Disease(s) tested for: Alzheimer's Disease
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Technical Information


Clinical Significance: Correlates levels of Phosphorylated-Tau protein, Total-Tau protein and AΒ42 peptide in CSF

Typical Presentation: Dementia

Indications for testing: Dementia
Methodology: ELISA
Reference Range: Correlation of levels of markers of Phosphorylated-Tau, Total-Tau, and Ab42

CPT Coding


The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

CPT: 83520(3)

Specimen Requirements


Please label each specimen tube with two forms of patient identification. These forms of identification must also appear on the requisition form.

Specimen Type: Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours, Refrigerated: 21 days, Frozen: 4 months
Specimen Requirements: 2 mL (0.5 mL minimum) CSF collected in a polypropylene tube
Instructions: Tubes other than polypropylene are not acceptable.

Shipping Considerations


Transport Temperature: Frozen
Set-up/Analytic Time: 7-14 days

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