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Amino Acid Panel, Quantitative CSF

Test Name:Amino Acid Panel, Quantitative CSF
Epic Order Code:LAB5147
CPT Code:82139
Specimen(s) Type:CSF, 1.0 mL
Acceptable Container(s):Sterile, screw-cap CSF collection tube
Testing Schedule:7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
Routine: NA
Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain specimen by standard collection procedures.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab within 2 hours, store and transport at 2-8 C.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport, hemolysis.
Reference Range:See patient report.
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