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Test ID CRMWC Collapsin Response-Mediator Protein-5-IgG, Western Blot, Spinal Fluid

Useful For

Evaluation of cases of chorea, vision loss, cranial neuropathy and myelopathy

Method Name

Western Blot

Reporting Name

CRMP-5-IgG Western Blot, CSF

Specimen Type


Additional Testing Requirements

It is recommended that PAC1 / Paraneoplastic, Autoantibody Evaluation, Spinal fluid be ordered in conjunction with this test if not previously performed.

Shipping Instructions

Send specimen refrigerated.

Necessary Information

Provide the following information:

-Relevant clinical information

-Ordering provider name, phone number, mailing address, and e-mail address

Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Sterile vial

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume

2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
CSF Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Frozen  28 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values


Day(s) Performed

Monday through Thursday

Report Available

5 to 10 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
CRMWC CRMP-5-IgG Western Blot, CSF 53707-6


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
21747 CRMP-5-IgG Western Blot, CSF 53707-6