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Fluid MD interpretation (Lab Orderable Only)

Lab Section: 

Body Fluids

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB6278

 

Methodology: 

Wright-Giemsa stained cyto smear

Schedule: 

Sunday-Saturday

Reported: 

Within 24 hours

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 ml in a Sterile Container.
CSF Tube 4 also acceptable.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 ml.
Unacceptable conditions: Clotted samples
Stability: CSFs < 8 hours< 24 hours/ Body fluids< 24 hours

 

Reference Interval: 

See interpetation

CPT Code(s): 

88104

Last Changed: 

10/18/2016 11:07:49

                                       Last Reviewed: 8/17/2017 11:08 AM