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.
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: Not defined  
Reference Interval
50-80 mg/dL
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
82945
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0020515Glucose, CSF
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Cross References
  • CSF glucose