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Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (HCCJD) Ref Lab- Miscellaneous Lab Test

Name: Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Test Name: Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Health Link Test Code: HCCJD

LIS Test Code: CJD

CPT Code(s): 86317, 84182

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory

Collection Instructions:

CSF should be obtained by lumbar puncture. Discard the first 2 mL of CSF which flows from the tap, then collect the next 2 mL of CSF. Avoid bloody tap.

Sample Analyzed: Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) aliquot

Testing Volume: 2 mL

Pediatric Testing Volume: 1 mL

Specimen Transport:

Send to laboratory immediately.  Lab will ship on 4-5 lbs dry ice via overnight courier. Do not ship on Fridays.