Cytology Fluid Examination, CSF

Last Modified: 8/15/2019 9:42:40 AM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 5.0 mL CSF or more in Original Collection Container 
Collection Instructions: If multiple testing is required, please list the testing priorities on the order. 
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: Refrigerated
Reference Range: Refer to Interpretive Pathology Report
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: PAP Stain
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 24 to 48 hours
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: CS
EPIC Test Code:
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 88104

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