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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

Transport Temperature

On ice

Special Handling Instructions

Specimen on ice

Reasons for Rejection

Specimen not on ice, RBC's present

Days and Times Performed

Test performed daily

Turnaround Time

24 hours

Methodology

Lactate oxidase; enzymatic

Units of Measure

mmol/L

LOINC Code

2520-5

CPT Code

83605

EMR Interface Order Code

12475