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Lab Test Dictionary

14-3-3 Protein Tau, Total, CSF (3001255)


Synonyms

CJD; Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease; Human Prion Disease; RT QuIC

Specimen Type

CSF

Performing Lab

ARUP


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Varies

Standard TAT

7-17 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

2-5 mL CSF

Container Type

Sterile Container

Collection Instructions

The first 2 mL of CSF that flows from the tap should be discarded.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 48 Hours; Refrigerated: 2 Weeks; Frozen: Indefintely (Preferred)

Rejection Criteria

Specimens exposed to more than one freeze/thaw cycle

Test Volume Required

5 mL CSF

Minimum Test Volume

2 mL CSF

Processing Instructions

Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen frozen. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick-up Monday-Friday.


CPT Codes

86317, 84182, 0035U


Revised

05-28-19

Initials

SL