Glycosaminoglycans (GAG), CSF - Dr. Whitley only


Sunquest Code:CGAGS  
Epic Code:LAB3085Epic Name:Glycosaminoglycans CSF
Methodology:Spectrophotometric assay
CPT Code:83864
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 7-14 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:CSF
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Causes for Rejection:Hemolyzed sample.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge CSF to remove all cells and aliquot 1 mL (preferred); 0.5 mL minimum. Store in freezer.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Children's Hospital Med Cntr, Seattle, WA)


Interpretive

Reference Range:Less than 12 mg/L


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