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Test ID: CRY_S    
Cryoglobulin, Serum

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

Evaluating cryoglobulins in patients with vasculitis, glomerulonephritis, and lymphoproliferative diseases

 

Evaluating cryoglobulins in patients with macroglobulinemia or myeloma in whom symptoms occur with cold exposure

 

This test is not useful for general screening of a population without a clinical suspicion of cryoglobulinemia.

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
IMFXCImmunofixation CryoglobulinNoNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If cryoglobulin has a positive result after 1 or 7 days, then immunofixation will be performed at an additional charge. Positive cryoglobulins of 0.1 mL or above of precipitate will be typed once.

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

CRY_S: Quantitation and Qualitative Typing Precipitation at 1 Degree C.

IMFXC: Immunofixation

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

Cryoglobulin, S