Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Lactate,CSF

Test Name: Lactate,CSF
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: CSF
Collection Information: Collect a minimum of 500 uL of CSF in a standard CSF tube.

CSF must not be collected into any anticoagulant container.

Keep sample cold when sending to laboratory.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: As required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
4 hours
Stat
1 hour
 
Reference Range: See report
Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2014-02-25
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments: RBC hemolysis may cause interference (xanthochromia) with results.
Method of Analysis: Endpoint methodology
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Once collected, store and ship sample on ice to laboratory.
System Codes: 
Cerner
LACCSF
 
Referred To:  

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