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Test Code CFLACT Lactic Acid, CSF

Collection Container

CSF

Specimen Required

Cerebral Spinal Fluid

Special Handling Instructions

Specimen on ice

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

On ice

Reasons for Rejection

Specimen not on ice, RBC's present

Methodology

Lactate oxidase; enzymatic

Days and Times Performed

Test performed daily

Turnaround Time

24 hours

Units of Measure

mmol/L

CPT Code

83605

LOINC Code

2520-5

EMR Interface Order Code

12475