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Protein CSF

SIM

12320 

CPT

84157 

Synonyms

CSF Protein 

Specimen Type

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) 

Container

Sterile container

Collection Instructions

Collected by the physician.

Volume

1 ml CSF 
Min: 0.5 ml CSF 

Additiona lInformation

none

Patient Preparation

none

Specimen Processing Instructions

Refrigerated

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated 7 days 

Rejection Criteria

Mucoid or Clotted CSF

Reference Range

15-45 mg/dl

Critical Value

none 

Test Includes

Protein on CSF 

Methodology

Colorimetric method 

Testing Frequency

Daily, Monday - Sunday 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

2/2/2018 

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