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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.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
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 NameLOINC
0095003Clots41293-2
0095005White Blood Cells, Fluid6743-9
0095006Red Blood Cells, Fluid23860-0
0095007Differential Total Cell Count
0095008% Lymphocytes fluid11031-2
0095009% Monocytes fluid26487-9
0095010% PMN fluid26513-2
0095011% Eosinophils fluid32593-6
0095012% Blasts fluid
0095013% Other-body fluid cell count26473-9
0095033Appearance CSF10333-3
0095035Color CSF10335-8
2000141% Basophils fluid
2004469Cell Clumps Present
2004470Pathology Review
2004471Debris Present
2004475Review Notes
2004482RBC Auto Total
2004487Tube Number
2004490WBC Auto Total
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