CRY_S - Overview: Cryoglobulin, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: CRY_S    
Cryoglobulin, Serum

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

Evaluating patients with vasculitis, glomerulonephritis, and lymphoproliferative diseases


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

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
IMFXCImmunofixation CryoglobulinNoNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If cryoglobulin has a result other than negative, then iImmunofixation will be performed at an additional charge. Positive cryoglobulins of > or =0.1 mL 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.
Orderable as part of a panel or as a stand alone test. For further information see CRGSP / Cryoglobulin and Cryofibrinogen Panel, Serum and Plasma.

IMFXC: Immunofixation

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


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Cryoglobulin, S