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Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
Other Reference Test
0.5-1 mL CSF
3mm biopsy or equivalent tissue from brain, lung, cornea or lesions; or Corneal scrapings from affected area; or 1 swab of conjuctiva/corneal ulcer; or Both contact lens or lens care solution from an open contianer already in use by patient is also acceptable.
Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Fro
Source not listed; Specimens received dry; Received refrigerated or frozen; Specimens in transport media; Liver fluid; Slides; Swabs in bacterial or viral transport medium
1 mL CSF
0.5 mL CSF
Indicate source in comments, on specimen and on batch sheet.