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Test Code CFLACT Lactic Acid, CSF

Collection Container

CSF

Specimen Required

Cerebral Spinal Fluid

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Special Handling Instructions

Specimen on ice

Transport Temperature

On ice

Reasons for Rejection

Specimen not on ice, RBC ’S present

Methodology

Lactate oxidase; enzymatic

Turnaround Time

24 hours

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Test performed daily

CPT Code

83605

Units of Measure

mmol/L

LOINC Code

2520-5