CSF, Routine Analysis

Test Mnemonic


CPT Codes

  • 82945 - QTY (1)
  • 89051 - QTY (1)
  • 84157 - QTY (1)


  • Spinal Fluid Analysis

Performing Laboratory

Cleveland Clinic Laboratories

Specimen Requirements

Volume Type Container Collect Temperature Transport Temperature Special Instructions
2 mLCerebrospinal fluid (CSF)Sterile container Refrigerated 

Days Performed

Sun - Sat

Turnaround Time

1 day


Name Description
Turbidimetry (TURB) 
Glucose Hexokinase 

Reference Range

Special Info

Tests other than description, cell count, differential, protein and glucose MUST be ordered separately.

Clinical Info

Cerebrospinal fluid evaluation for various disease states including infection, malignancy, multiple sclerosis.