Cerebrospinal fluid CSF

This is a medical procedure. The sample is taken by the physician and is sent to the laboratory with the essential clinical information:

 – Patient’s name

– Date of birth

– Date and time of the sampling

– Clinical diagnosis

– Or symptoms for which the sample was taken

– Possible use of antibiotic therapy (specify the type of antibiotic therapy used).

Once the CSF is obtained, correctly label the tube before sending it to the laboratory.

NB: CSF sampling is an urgent technique, therefore have it transferred to the laboratory as soon as possible or keep it at 37° C while waiting for the transport.

Introduction Sample manuel

List of laboratory tests

Consent forms


Urines sample collection procedures

Urgent sample

Skin and appendage samples

Subcontracted tests

Manegement of sempling incident

Manegemtn of blood exposure

Medical Monitoring form Medical

Sample sheet

Sample transport

Waste disposal

Additional tests

Sample storage