Cell Count, CSF
0095018
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
CSF
Methodology
Cell Count/Differential
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
CSF.  
Specimen Preparation
Do not freeze. Transport 0.5 mL CSF.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen specimens. Clotted specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
89051
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0095003Clots
0095005White Blood Cells, Fluid
0095006Red Blood Cells, Fluid
0095007Differential Total Cell Count
0095008% Lymphocytes fluid
0095009% Monocytes fluid
0095010% PMN fluid
0095011% Eosinophils fluid
0095012% Blasts fluid
0095013% Other-body fluid cell count
0095033Appearance CSF
0095035Color CSF
2000141% Basophils fluid
2004469Cell Clumps Present
2004470Pathology Review
2004471Debris Present
2004475Review Notes
2004482RBC Auto Total
2004487Tube Number
2004490WBC Auto Total
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Cross References