Test ID: OLIGS    
Oligoclonal Banding, Serum

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

Diagnosis of multiple sclerosis; especially useful in patients with equivocal clinical presentation and radiological findings


Determining number of serum oligoclonal bands in order to calculate the number of cerebrospinal fluid-specific bands present

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

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see:

-OLIG / Oligoclonal Banding, Serum and Spinal Fluid

-MSP3 / Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Profile, Serum and Spinal Fluid


Isoelectric Focusing (IEF) with IgG Immunoblot Detection

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


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

Serum Bands

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

Oligoclonal Banding ORDER OLIG