Cryptococcal Antigen, CSF (Cryptococcus antigen CSF,CSF Cryptococcal Antigen)

Titers performed on all POSITIVE specimens.

Test Code

Preferred Specimen
0.200 mL CSF in sterile container

Testing Frequency: Daily STAT within 1 hour

Transport Container
XST, Sterile Container

Transport Temperature

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Stability: 7 days refrigerated

Latex agglutination

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.