CPT Code: 87798|
Specimen Type: CSF
Tube Type/Collection Container: CSF Container
Collection Volume: 0.5 cc
Cause for rejection: Clotted CSF
Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Special Instructions: Specimen received by 11:00 will be processed the same day.
TAT: 1-3 days
Additional Info: Reference range: Qualitative
Transport specimens to processing area of the laboratory in an appropriate container. Additional information is available from Ingrid Hershey, Laboratory Administrative Director, at 330-543-8721.
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308