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Glucose, CSF
0020515
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
GLU-CF
Methodology
Enzymatic
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
CSF. 
Specimen Preparation
Centrifuge and separate to remove cellular material. Transport 0.5 mL CSF. (Min: 0.3 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Hemolyzed specimens. 
Remarks
Process immediately to avoid falsely low results. 
Stability
After separation from cellular material: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
50-80 mg/dL
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
82945
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0020515Glucose, CSF2342-4
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Aliases
  • CSF glucose