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Protein, CSF

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
PRCSF/ACHM5
Specimen Type:
CSF
Tube Type:
CSF container
Collection Volume:
0.5 mL (minimum 0.3 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Blood in a CSF specimen invalidates the protein value.
Storage:
1 day at RT, 6 day Refrigerated, 1 year Frozen
Availability:
24 Hours/day, 7 days/week
Methodology:
Roche - Turbidimetric method
Special Instructions:
Send to laboratory immediately. Samples collected at an offsite location should be sent via STAT courier.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8417
TAT:
1 hour
Additional Info:
Reference range is available on patient report
CPT Code:
84157