|Downtime form:||A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery|
Call Specimen Control at 356-3527 or Commercial Mailouts at 356-8593 for collection kits.
CSF should be collected directly from the tap needle: Collect from the first drop into the containers in the order indicated. Fill each tube to the marked line (0.5 milliliters in tube #1 and 1.0 milliliter in tube 2, 3, 4 & 5).
Attach patient identifier to collection kit bag. Place on ice and deliver to laboratory immediately.
Age (years) (nmol/L) 0-0.2 40-240 0.2-0.5 40-240 0.5-2.0 40-187 2.0-5.0 40-150 5.0-10 40-128 10-15 40-120 Adults 40-120
Please print, complete and submit to the lab, the Neurochemistry and Metabolic Test Request Form from MNG Laboratories, with the specimen.
Specimens Requiring Immediate Delivery