Updated 18 November 2009
|Protocol:||Alzheimer's Association Flow Chart for Lumbar Puncture CSF Processing
|Submitted By:||Kaj Blennow
||Clinical Neurochemistry Laboratory - Göteborg University, Sahlgren's University Hospital, Mölndal, Sweden
The objective of the QC program is to standardize CSF biomarker measurements between labs. This protocol is a standardized protocol for lumbar puncture and CSF sample processing.
Protocol Procedure: View Protocol (Download .PDF)
For the CSF processing and analysis part, it is recommended that the clinical laboratories in this program adhere to national quality guidelines and have received a national (or international) accreditation for medical laboratories.
QC programme Coordinator: Neurokemi.firstname.lastname@example.org