Lactate, CSF


Abbrev Code:ARMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Lactic Acid, CSF
Methodology:Enzymatic
CPT Codes: 83605 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 24 hours.
Compliance:

ARUP Laboratory Developed Test (LDT): For tests developed and validated by ARUP (previously referred to as Compliance Statement B, C or D). This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:CSF
Optimal Volume:0.5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.2 mL
Container:Sterile tube
Collection Instructions:Collect on ice; transport to laboratory immediately.
Causes for Rejection:Room temperature specimens. Shared specimen.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store frozen. Specimen cannot be shared. If multiple tests are ordered, separate specimens are required.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:2 weeks refrigerated; 1 month frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:20516


Interpretive

Reference Range:0-15 years: 0.5-2.8 mmol/L; 16 years and older: 1.1-2.2.6 mmol/L


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