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Test ID NBLD0536 Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel, NAD

AKA

MENENCEPHPNL

Specimen type/Requirements

Spinal fluid

Specimen Volume

1.0 mL

Stability

1 day ambient
7 days refrigerated

Performed Test Frequency

Daily (Monday-Sunday)

Methodology

Biofire Filmarray

Performing Lab

Microbiology Department Sanford Bismarck

Instructions

Keep specimen in original container.

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Container Type

CSF tubes or sterile specimen container

CPT

87798 (x8), 87653, 87496, 87498, 87532, 87529(x2)

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated