S pneumoniae Antigen- CSF


CPT code:
LOINC: 14322-2
Specimen Type: CSF in sterile tube
Frequency: Setup: Daily
Instructions: Performed at VCSF. CSF in sterile tube 0.5ml minimum.
Room temp (24 hrs). Refr or freeze if testing delayed (up to 7 days).
Text: A negative test does not exclude infection with St pneumo. Test has not been evaluated on patients taking antibiotics for >24hrs. Accuracy has not been proven in young children. St pneumo vaccine may cause false positive results for 48 hrs following vaccination.
Methodology: Rapid Immunochromatographic assay

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