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Test Code CFDIFF Differential, CSF

Additional Information

All CSF cytospins on pediatric Medical Oncology patients are sent for pathology review regardless of counts.

Collection Container

CSF

Specimen Required

Spinal fluid

Special Handling Instructions

Specimen should be transported to the laboratory ASAP after collection

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Reasons for Rejection

Grossly clotted specimen, quantity not sufficient

Methodology

Differential on Wright stain cytospin prep

Days and Times Performed

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Turnaround Time

Test performed upon receipt in laboratory

Units of Measure

%

LOINC Code

29584-0

EMR Interface Order Code

32475