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Lab Test Dictionary

CEA, CSF (17420)

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)


Specimen Type

CSF

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Wednesday

Standard TAT

4 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

2-3 mL CSF

Container Type

Sterile Container


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 28 Days; Frozen: 28 Days

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis

Test Volume Required

3 mL CSF

Minimum Test Volume

2 mL CSF


CPT Codes

82378


Revised

07-22-16

Initials

SL