Species: 
All species except primates.
Test Fee: 
80.00
Setup Days: 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Turn Around Time: 
1 day, results same day when possible.
Shipping Requirements: 
Label all samples. Ship overnight (samples must arrive within 24hrs of collection) in a insulated container with ice packs. Collect atraumatically in a red and lavender top tube. Samples must be refrigerated. Do not centrifuge or freeze samples.
Specimen Requirements: 

CSF-1.0 ml (0.5ml EDTA and 0.5ml in red top tube)

Additional Information: 

Cytologic evaluation of cells from CSF samples. Includes gross examination, cell counts, glucose, CK and microprotein. Preparation of direct, concentrated and cytocentrifuge slides (where indicated), and microscopic evaluation by a clinical pathologist. Provide a brief clinical description or history. Test available as STAT for additional fee before 4:30 after 4:30 test is available as Call In for additional fee.