Test Details

Mnemonic

LYMPC

Ordering Code

3435310

CPT-4 Code(s)

87801

Specimen Information

Collect

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)

Specimen Preparation

Send 1.0 mL CSF in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

1.0 Synovial Flid (0.5 mL minimum)

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Stability

Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
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Reference Range

Not detected
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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