Name: LD, Total, CSF
Test Name: LD, Total, CSF
Health Link Test Code: GM2750
LIS Test Code: CFLD
CPT Code(s): 83615
Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 hours.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 hour.
Specimen: Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
Collection Container: Numbered specimen tube from sterile disposable lumbar puncture tray or red top
Also Acceptable: Sterile screw cap container
Collection Volume: 1 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 0.3 mL
Sample Analyzed: Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) aliquot
Testing Volume: 0.5 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.3 mL
Centrifuge. Transfer cell-free fluid to plastic vial. Refrigerate.
Transport specimen to the laboratory immediately. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.
Chemistry- Body Fluid - Interpretive Guide.pdf
This test was performed using a modification of an FDA approved method. The performance characteristics of this test were determined by the UWHC Clinical Laboratories and meet the standards for clinical testing.