Cytology, CSF analysis

Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Cytology, CSF analysis Clinical Pathology $42.00
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
Most Species (exc. primates) M, Tu, W, Th, F  Same day *
Specimen Requirements:    
CSF - 0.5 ml minimum 
Collection Protocol:    
Collect atraumatically in red top or lavendar top tube (EDTA)
Shipping Requirements:    
Sample must be refrigerated, in leak proof tube(s) and arrive in the laboratory within 24 hours after collection.  Do not centrifuge or freeze samples
Additional Information:    
* Results available same day if received by 4:00 pm.  Analysis includes nucleated cell concentration, RBC concentration, micro protein, and cytology interpretation by a veterinary pathologist.