Item Value
Test name IgG Index, CSF
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 1-8 days
In House Availability Thursday (day shift)
Performed by Immunology
Normal range
CSF IgG 0.3-4.3 mg/dL
CSF Albumin 5.4-31.8 mg/dL
Serum IgG (> 10 year old) 672-1760 mg/dL
Serum Albumin (> 18 year old) 3600-4800 mg/dL
IgG Index, CSF 0.3-0.6
Container type CSF tube or sterile collection tube and Gold top
Amount to Collect 1 mL CSF AND 1 mL blood
Collection Instructions Both CSF and serum samples required, preferably collected at the same time (not more than 72 hours). CSF specimen label must contain the date the sample was collected and the legible name of the person who collected the sample.
Sample type CSF AND Serum

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667