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Test ID: PSYCF    
Psychosine, Spinal Fluid

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

CSF

Shipping Instructions

Send on dry ice. Avoid freeze thaw cycles.

Necessary Information

1. Patient’s age is required.

2. Date of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), if performed.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Collection Container/Tube: Sterile vial.

Specimen Volume: 0.150 mL

Collection Instructions: Do not aliquot.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

0.100 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Gross hemolysis Reject

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
CSFFrozen7 days