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Lactate, CSF

Chemistry

​Specimen Requirements​

Type​
  • ​Cerebrospinal Fluid
​Container
  • ​Preferred Collection Container: Sterile screw top tubes supplied in Spinal Tap kit
​Collection Procedure
  • ​Send all samples to lab on ice
​Required Volume
  • ​Optimal Volume: 1.0 mL
  • Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
    (Submitting the minimum volume makes it impossible to repeat the test or perform confirmatory/reflex testing. In some situations, a minimum volume may require a second collection.)
​Stability/Storage
  • ​1 hour
Grounds for Rejection​

Testing Information​ ​

Availability​
  • ​24 hours a day
Testing Site​
  • ​SPH, RUH
Results Reporting​
  • Within 1 hour
​Methodology
  • ​Amperometric assay
SHR LIS Test Code​
  • ​CSF – LACF (For Laboratory Use Only)

 

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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-156 v1

Last Modified: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 |
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