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Culture, CSF

CPT Codes:
87070
Lab Section:
Kaiser Regional Laboratory
Synonyms:
Cerebrospinal Fluid Culture; CSF Culture; Sprinal Fluid Culture
Includes:
STAT gram stain automatically performed.
Test Schedule:
Test performed daily, prelim. result available in 24 hrs, final result in 3-5 days, 14 days for shunt specimens.
Specimen
Requirements:

1 mL CSF preferred.

Comments:

If shunt protocol, add comment in source and on label.
Testing tube is #2 unless otherwise indicated.