CEREBROSPINAL FLUID CYTOLOGY
CSF Cytology - Spinal Fluid Cytology
Specimen Collection Requirements
A fresh and unfixed sample submitted ASAP in a sterile collection container labeled with patient's name, date of birth and specimen type.
Submit directly to the Cytology department ASAP during routine hours for cytologic examination for malignant cells. If other studies are requested such as cell count, protein or glucose, submit to the Clinical Lab. If delay is unavoidable, refrigerate specimen.
Pap stain/Wright stain/microscopy
Professional interpretation provided by Cascade Pathology Services.
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