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CSF cytology
 
Test Synonyms:
CSF cytology cerebrospinal fluid
 
Lab:
Cytopathology
Inpatient Req:
Cytology (#10299)  
Outpatient Req:
Cytology (#10299)  
Specimen:
At least 1 ml in clean, dry container
Result Time:
24-48 hours  
Reference Interval:
Negative  
Important Information:
If special tests and or flow cytometry is desired more sample is necessary. If flow cytometry is desired, cytology will triage specimen and deliver to flow for specimens that have both cytology and flow cytometry.

Last Reviewed on 7/21/2014