Department: 
Cytology
Laboratory: 
Cytology
Tube Colour: 
CSF Sterile Tube Pack
Pseudonyms: 
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) - Cytology
Test Code: 
Cyto
Availability: 
Weekdays - 24 hrs for urgent specimens
Collection Requirements: 
1-2 ml CSF
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
CSF
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Range: 
Notes: 
CSF specimens must be delivered to Central Specimen Reception immediately. Cellular degeneration occurs within 30 mins.