CSF Staff Review

Test Mnemonic


CPT Codes

  • 89051 - QTY (1)
  • 88108-26 - QTY (1)


  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Staff Review

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 - 2 days


Name Description
Staff Review 

Special Info

Includes Pathologist review of CSF. Must order cell count and diff or CSF Routine Analysis. CSF staff review will not be performed without cell count and diff or CSF routine analysis order.

Clinical Info

Evaluation of morphology of CSF in leukemic and lymphoproliferative processes