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Test ID NBLD0338 Lactic acid, CSF

AKA

LACSF

Container Type

Sterile CSF collection vial

Specimen type/Requirements

Spinal fluid

Specimen Volume

0.3 mL

Minimum Volume

0.15 mL

Stability

2 hours ambient
2 days refrigerated

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

Use tube 1 for testing.
If greater than 12 cells were seen on the count, spin sample prior to testing.

Performed Test Frequency

Daily (Monday-Sunday)

Methodology

Enzymatic

CPT

83605

Performing Lab

Chemistry Department Sanford Bismarck