Glycosaminoglycans (GAG), CSF - Dr. Whitley only

Abbrev Code:CGAGS   
Order Code:LAB3085Order Name:Glycosaminoglycans CSF
Methodology:Spectrophotometric assay
CPT Codes: 83864 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 7-14 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Sterile tube
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)


Reference Range:Less than 12 mg/L

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