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Epic Test Name PROTEIN CSF
Components
Synonyms CSF protein
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Sterile CSF tube, no additives.
Specimen Type CSF
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 2 mL; Neonates - 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Blood in CSF specimen.
Methodology Turbidimetric-benzethonium chloride
Reference Range 15-45 mg/dL
CPT Code(s) 84157
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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