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Cytospin for CSF

Blood Sciences Test


Specimen

CSF in neutral container (white top universal container)

Special Instructions

None

Factors affecting results

Peripheral blood contamination can affect results

Reference Range

Not applicable

Test Usage

To identify white blood cells in the CSF

Turnaround time

2 hours

Availability

In House

 Clinical Advice

Clinical advice is available from the Haematology Medical team (contact RD&E switchboard on 01392 411611)

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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