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
Stability

After separation from cellular material: Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

50-80 mg/dL

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note

Process immediately to avoid falsely low results.

Hotline History
N/A
Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0020515 Glucose, CSF 2342-4
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Aliases
  • CSF glucose
Glucose, CSF