Cytology Fluid Examination, CSF

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB2451
  • Soft Test Code:
  • CS

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

5.0 mL CSF or more in Original Collection Container 

Alternate Specimen

TransportAndStorage

Refrigerated

Collection Instructions

If multiple testing is required, please list the testing priorities on the order. 

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Refer to Interpretive Pathology Report


Methodology:
  • PAP Stain

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center
Days Performed
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Departments
  • Cytology
Turn Around Time

24 to 48 hours


Coding & Compliance

CPT Coding

88104