A consensus statement has been published in 2005 to recommend a standard for the evaluation of CSF in patients suspected of having Multiple Sclerosis.

There was a complete agreement that isoelectric focusing on agarose gels followed by immunoblotting should be the “gold standard” for detecting the presence of oligoclonal bands. In the following article, you can read the 12 recommendations regarding the analysis of CSF.

HYDRAGEL CSF ISOFOCUSING meets the recommendations of the MS consensus criteria.