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Albumin, Cerebrospinal Fluid

Order Name Albumin CSF
Test Number: 5195226
Revision Date 11/16/2023
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Albumin, Cerebrospinal Fluid
Immunoassay (IA) 1746-7 
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 0.5 mL (0.25 mL) CSF (Cerebrospinal Fluid) Sterile Screwtop Container Room Temperature
Instructions The first tube of a routinely obtained three-tube set of cerebrospinal fluid should be used.
A CSF specimen is obtained by spinal tap and should be collected in sterile tubes and submitted to the laboratory as soon as possible. Tubes must be labeled with the patient's full name, date, time of collection, and with the number indicating the sequence in which the tubes were obtained.
Stability: Room temperature 14 days, Refrigerated 14 days, Frozen 14 days (Freeze/thaw cycles Stable x3)
Expected TAT 3 - 5 days  
Performing Labcorp Test Code 012229 
CPT Code(s) 82042
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