Ordering Recommendations for Clinical Microbiology Testing webpage to ensure specimen and requisition requirements are
met prior to collection
CSF Collection Guidelines for order of draw instructions
Tubes provided in the Lumbar Puncture Tray (CSF Collection Kit) are pre-numbered (1 to 4) indicating the order sample tubes are drawn during collection. IF alternate collection container is used, tubes MUST be numbered with the order sample tubes are drawn.
Specimen Retention Times for Clinical Microbiology
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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM 816 v1