Test Catalog

Test ID: ALBSF    
Albumin, Spinal Fluid

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Assessment of blood-brain barrier permeability

Highlights

This test enables quantification of albumin concentration in spinal fluid (CSF) by nephelometry. A standalone CSF albumin concentration has limited clinical utility; it may provide a general assessment of intactness of the blood-brain barrier.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Nephelometry

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Albumin, CSF

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Albumin, cerebrospinal fluid
Cerebrospinal fluid albumin
Albumin, spinal fluid
Spinal fluid albumin