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Published on February 07, 2018

Glucose CSF 

SIM 12310 
CPT 82945 
Synonyms CSF Glu;  CSF Glucose 
Specimen Type Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) 
Container Sterile container
Collection Instructions Collected by the physician.
Volume 1 ml CSF
Min: 0.5 ml CSF
Additional Information none
Patient Preparation none
Specimen Processing Instructions Refrigerated
Transport Requirements Refrigerated
Specimen Stability Refrigerated 7 days 
Rejection Criteria •  Mucoid
•  Clotted CSF
Reference Range 50-80 mg/dl
Critical Value none 
Test Includes Glucose on CSF 
Methodology Timed Endpoint method 
Testing Frequency Daily, Monday - Sunday 
Reviewed By Sandy Hammett 
Reviewed Date 2-7-18

Reviewed by Sandy Hammett on February 07, 2018

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