Oligoclonal Bands

Test Information

Test Name

Oligoclonal Bands



Price Disclaimer

Many services are free for eligible patients. A minimum charge may apply. Prices listed are for unfunded, individual, requests. Please contact us for commercial testing.

Preferred Specimen

Extra SST; CSF

Testing Location


Turn Around Time

2-3 weeks

Processing Information

Registration Code



  • 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.

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

External Lab Website