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Lab Test Dictionary

CSF Vancomycin (CSF VANC)

Methodology

Two Point Rate Method by Vitros 4600


Specimen Type

CSF

Performing Lab

Seattle Children's


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Daily

Standard TAT

1 Day


Collection Information

Specimen Required

0.2-1 mL CSF

Container Type

Sterile Container


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Frozen-Only

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 2 Hours; Refrigerated: 3 Days; Frozen: 14 Days

Test Volume Required

1 mL CSF

Minimum Test Volume

0.2 mL CSF

Processing Instructions

Spin CSF and separate supernatant. Complete a Seattle Children's Miscellaneouse Specialty Testing requisition and submit with specimen frozen.


Comments

No reference ranges established.


CPT Codes

80170