Cryptococcus Antigen, CSF
0050195
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
CRY CSF
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
CSF.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL CSF to a sterile ARUP Standard Transport Tube (ARUP supply #43115). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 0.25 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 week  
Reference Interval
Negative  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
Positive specimens are titered.
CPT Code(s)
87327
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0050195Cryptococcus Antigen CSF, EIA
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Aliases
  • cryptococcal antigen
  • Cryptococcus Ag Screen, CSF
  • Cryptococcus Antigen, Spinal Fluid