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Lactic Acid CSF

SIM

10990 

CPT

83605 

Synonyms

CSF Lactic Acid 

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 24 hours 

Rejection Criteria

Mucoid or Clotted CSF

Reference Range

< 2.8 mmol/L

Critical Value

none 

Test Includes

Lactic Acid on CSF 

Methodology

We measure the absorbance due to the chromophore using an endpoint technique. 

Testing Frequency

Daily, Monday - Sunday 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

2/19/2018 

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