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SIM

40505 

CPT

87210 

Synonyms

Cryptococcus Prep 

Specimen Type

CSF 

Container

Sterile CSF

Collection Instructions

 

Volume

0.5 mL

Additional Information

 

Patient Preparation

 

Specimen Processing Instructions

 

Transport Requirements

Room Temp

Specimen Stability

Room Temp 

Rejection Criteria

Clotted Specimens or Grossly bloody. Improperly labeled or misidentified.

Reference Range

Negative for Encapsulated Yeast

Critical Value

Positive for Encapsulated Yeast 

Test Includes

Cryptococcus neoforman capsular stain  

Methodology

Microscopic exam 

Testing Frequency

Daily 

 

Reviewed By

Frankie Rice 

Reviewed Date

1/31/2018 

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