Oligoclonal Bands


Test Information

Test Name

Oligoclonal Bands

Preferred Specimen

SST; CSF

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

2-3 weeks


Processing Information

Registration Code

OLIC; OLIS

Notes

  • Serum and CSF from the same patient must be collected within 7 days of each other.
  • A serum sample (4 mL blood in gold tube) must accompany the CSF to allow comparison of bands

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Refer patient to Waikato Hospital Laboratory.


Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

External Lab Website