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Test Compendium

8696: LD, BODY FLUID

Test Code

  • 8696

Test Synonym

  • LD, PLEURAL FLUID; LD CSF

Volume

  • 1 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 0.3 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Fluid Or CSF

Container

  • Sterile Container, Container- Screw Top, Transfer Tube

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 4 days

CPT Codes

  • 83615
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 1 mL fluid OR 1 mL CSF

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 14 days REFRIGERATED: 7 days FROZEN: 14 days