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