Skip to main content

Test Search for AHDC Clients

Each accession received will be charged a $5.00 accessioning fee, in addition to the requested testing.
Fees are subject to change without notice, please call the lab if you have any questions.
Contract pricing available. For information please refer to the contract billing page.

All test turnaround times are listed in business days and do not include Saturdays, Sundays or holidays.

Cerebrospinal Fluid Cytology - CSF

Sample Details: 1) CSF in EDTA; 2) For best results also submit freshly made,rapidly air-dried, un-stained smears. 3) Also submit a red top tube if culture anticipated
Cost/Fee: $58.00
Comment: Specify if the sample is from the atlanto-occipital or lumbosacral region as result interpretation is dependent on site. Do not allow coolant to come in contact with specimen; ship overnight. STAT service available for same day results (extra charges apply). For additional information see Cytology Testing

Lab Section: Clinical Pathology

Description: Report includes - Specimen type and site (provided by submitter), Volume, Color, Turbidity, Nucleated cell count, RBC count, Smear type, Smear description, Smear Interpretation

Min Sample Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Container: 1) Purple top (EDTA tube), 2) red top (no anticoagulant) tube only if culture anticipated

Coolant: Refrigerate fluids. Ship overnight in insulated container with freezer packs. Keep slide at room temperature; protect from chilling/coolant by insulating separately during shipment.

Test Target: General

Test Days: M - F

Test Turnaround (business days): 1-2 days from time of receipt in the lab


See Supplies for diagnostic supplies and shipping materials to meet your specimen needs.
See QMPS Supplies Order Form for additional Quality Milk supplies and materials.
See Shipping Instructions for packaging and labeling instructions and regulations.