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Albumin, CSF

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code ALBC
Test group Albumin
Performed by Immunology
In House Availability Wednesday (day shift)
Method Rate nephelometry
Collection Instructions Specimen label must contain the date the sample was collected and the legible name of the person who collected the sample.
Container type CSF tube or sterile collection tube
Amount to Collect See preferred volume
Sample type CSF
Preferred volume 0.2 mL CSF
Processing notes Refrigerate sample
Units mg/dL
Normal range 6.6-44.2
Stability Refrigerated 4 days.
Turn around times 1-8 days
CPT coding 82042
LOINC code 1746-7
Last Updated 11/21/2013 1:00:52 PM
Entry Number 1018
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