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T cell gene rearrangement - CSF

Lab Section: 

Molecular Diagnostics

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB2223

 

Methodology: 

PCR/Electrophoresis

Schedule: 

Once/week

Reported: 

1 week

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Cerebrospinal Fluid in a CSF Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
CSF with a minimum 10 cells per microliter
Unacceptable conditions: Spun
Stability: Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable

 

Notes: 

For information call lab (688-2440).

Reference Interval: 

See Interpretation.

CPT Code(s): 

81340, 81342

Last Changed: 

09/04/2016 14:59:21

Last Reviewed: 

8/23/2017 1:41 PM