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Protein, CSF

Components

Name Method Department Units
CSF Protein, Only Core Lab, Chemistry, Routine mg/dL

Specimen Requirements

CSF

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

CSF tube 1

N/A 1 mL
Alternate

CSF tube

N/A 1 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 4 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 3 day(s)
Frozen - 6 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • If delay in transport greater than 1 hour, refrigerate

Reasons for Rejection

  • Hemolyzed specimen

CPT Code

  • 84157