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Alzheimers Screen

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This test is performed on CSF only.  There is no medicare rebate for this test, and a charge of $190 may be sent directly to the patient.

A SPECIAL COLLECTION VIAL IS REQUIRED FOR THIS TEST WHICH CAN BE OBTAINED FROM PATHOLOGY.

Click here to access the specific request form which you must complete and print out.

 

Laboratory:
Referred Test
Specimen types:
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Container types:
Not required
Collection Instructions:

PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE USING A SPECIAL COLLECTION VIAL (AVAILABLE FROM PATHOLOGY).

 

Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
Frequency:
Fortnightly
Result Turnaround Time:
3-4 weeks
Reference Interval:

Please contact the National Dementia Diagnostics Laboratory (9035 7243) for any information regarding results for this test.

Laboratory Use Only
Storage Instructions:

Please read VERY IMPORTANT LAB INSTRUCTIONS by clicking here

Transport Instructions:

see laboratory instructions

External Laboratory:
National Dementia Diagnostics Laboratory
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