Synonyms: Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease; CJD
Computer Code: (PP22A)
Specimen Collection: 2-5 mL cerebrospinal fluid. Include 200 mL of urine if available, for research use.
Minimum Volume: CSF: 2 mL Urine: 100 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Discard first 2 mL of fluid from tap, collect 2-5 mL fluid. (avoid bloody tap). Freeze within 20 minutes of collection. Freeze urine if available
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.
Lab Code: cil
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA
Routine TAT: 21 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): NA
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII