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 name 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.
Please submit properly labeled specimen with properly filled out cytology requisition.
Pap stain/Wright stain/microscopy
Samaritan Health Services Laboratories
Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:02 AM