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Lab Test Dictionary


Specimen Type


Performing Lab

RCHSD Chemistry

Epic ID


Lab Test Days

As received

Standard TAT

3 hrs

Stat TAT

1 hr

Collection Information

Specimen Required

1.0 ml CSF

Container Type

Sterile Container

Collection Instructions

Note specimen type on requisition and speciment label.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Test Volume Required

1.0 ml CSF

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 ml CSF

Processing Instructions

Have Med Tech evaluate specimen before accessioning. Centrifuge & aliquot supernatant. Write "CSF" on specimen label.

CPT Codes