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|
Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0020516||Lactic Acid CSF||2520-5|
- CSF lactic acid