- Patient Preparation
- Serum separator tube (SST) or plain red AND aural or nasal fluid in sterile container.
- Specimen Preparation
- Do not freeze. Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transport 2 mL serum AND 2 mL aural or nasal fluid in a tube without preservative. (Min: 0.5 mL serum and 1 mL aural or nasal fluid)
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- Unacceptable Conditions
- Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
The performance characteristics of this test were determined by ARUP Laboratories, Inc.
See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name|
- CSF Leakage Detection
- CSF-Specific Transferrin
- Desialated Transferrin
- Tau CSF Protein