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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
Lumbar tube
Cerebrospinal Fluid Cell Count
1 mL.
Alternative name(s)

Lab section Core Lab    
When performed 24 hours / 7 days    
When reported
24 hours / 7 days    
   
LIS code:
CSFCD
EPIC Code:
CSF CELL COUNT AND DIFFERENTIAL
   
Important notes: CSF (4th collection) tube of tap should be submitted to lab for cell count. Specimen should be delivered to lab immediately


Rejection criteria:
Transportation notes:
Transportation devices:
Specimen preparation: Deliver to lab immediately.

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Last revised 10/20/2014