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csf, cytology
Synonyms: Cerebrospinal Fluid, Spinal Fluid 
Specimen: CSF 
Container: sterile, plastic tube 
Volume: 2-3 mL 
Minimum Volume: 1 mL 
Specimen Collection: Place in sterile container without preservative. 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Transport fresh, unfixed specimen at room temperature. Refrigerate if transport is delayed. 
Lab Code: CYTP 
Requisition: Cytology  
Test Includes:  
Critical Value:  
Test Frequency: Monday - Friday 
Routine TAT: 2 working days 
CPT Code(s): 88108 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 52 See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 09/16/2014
Time: 03:28:11 (24hr)