Test Details

Mnemonic

LCWNP

Ordering Code

3806505

CPT-4 Code(s)

87798

Specimen Information

Collect

CSF
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Specimen Preparation

Do not centrifuge. Send 0.5 mL CSF refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Minimum Volume

0.3 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 7 days
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Methodology

Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction/RNA probe hybridization
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Reference Range

Negative
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Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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