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Test Code FLOCSF Flow Cytometry CSF, Lab2854

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube Type: Sterile Container (Please indicate diagnosis on the requisition.)


Transport Information: As much fluid as possible in CSF collection vial. Do not aliquot. Refrigerated (2-8° Celsius)


Protect from excess heat and cold.

Specimen Stability

72 hours refrigerated

Days and Time Performed

Monday through Friday, 6:30 am-4:30 pm


Analytical Time: 4 hours

Reject Due To

Specimen frozen or placed in fixative (formalin, alcohol, etc)