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Test Code LAB4459 Lactic Acid, Spinal Fluid

Additional Codes

Test Name in EPIC EPIC Test Code Mnemonic
LACTIC ACID, CSF LAB4459 CFLAC

 

Methodology

Lactic Acid to Pyruvate

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Spinal fluid (supernatant)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL

Collection Instructions: If specimen is cloudy, spin and separate supernatant within 15 minutes of collection.

 

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate 5 days/Frozen 1 month OK/Ambient NO

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Reference Values

0.6-2.2 mmol/L

Test Classification and CPT Coding

83605

Performing Laboratory

Chemistry-

SMDC Clinical Lab