Test Details

Mnemonic

BBCSF

Ordering Code

3620860

CPT-4 Code(s)

86618

Specimen Information

Collect

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)

Specimen Preparation

Send 3.0 mL cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Heat inactivated or hemolyzed specimens, contaminated specimens

Stability

Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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