Within 24 hours
CSF. Collect on ice.
Separate and ship supernatant. Centrifuge and separate to remove cellular material. Transport 0.5 mL CSF. (Min: 0.2 mL)
Specimen cannot be shared. If multiple tests are ordered, separate specimens are required.
After separation from cellular material: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month
|Birth to 15 years||0.5-2.8 mmol/L|
|16 years and older||1.2-2.6 mmol/L|
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0020516||Lactic Acid CSF||2520-5|
- CSF lactic acid