Protein
Label Mnemonic: CSF-Prot
Epic Lab Code: LAB118
Downtime Form: A-1a General Laboratory Requisition
Chemistry
6240 RCP
356-3527
Specimen(s):
CSF or Body Fluid
Collection Medium:
CSF collection kit
Alternate Collection Media:
Call laboratory for additional acceptable specimen collection containers.
Minimum:
1 mL
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
1 hour (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
15-45 mg/dL (CSF)
Test Limitations:
Criterion: recovery plus or minus 10% of initial values. Icterus: No significant interference up to an I index of 45 (approximate conjugated and unconjugated bilirubin concentration: 45 mg/dL). Hemolysis: No significant interference up to an H index of 50. No significant interference from: Ascorbic Acid Creatinine Glucose Phosphorus Urea Magnesium Sodium Citrate Caffeine Cefazolin Sodium Chlorpromazine Calcium L-Dopa Gentamicin Sulfate Sodium Oxalate Uric Acid
Methodology:
Turbidimetric
CPT Code:
84157