Albumin, CSF [224X]

Test Code

Preferred Specimen
1 mL clear CSF, submitted in a sterile, plastic, leak-proof, CSF container

Minimum Volume
0.5 mL

CSF must be clear.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 90 days


Reference Range
8.0-42.0 mg/dL

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153

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.