CSF CHLORIDE

Test Code
CSFCL

CPT Codes
82438

Preferred Specimen
CSF

Transport Container
CSF


Transport Temperature
REF- 2 DAYS


Setup Schedule
Set Up:
Report Available:

Reference Range
CSF CHLORIDE mmol/L 0Y00M F 118-132 0Y00M M 118-132


Clinical Significance
Chloride is part of Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis that measure chemicals in the fluid that surrounds and protects the brain and spinal cord.
Movement of chloride from cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) to brain or blood is one of the factors that may be involved in regulation of CSF, which is important to CSF acid-base balance.

Performing Laboratory
LMH - Chemistry  x3739 or 3764



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.