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Pyruvic acid, CSF

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB3412

 

Methodology: 

Enzymatic

Schedule: 

On request

Reported: 

1 hour for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 1.0 mL CSF in Perchloric Acid Tube
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
Transport: Deliver on ice immediately.
Handling: Mix thoroughly.

 

Notes: 

Obtain tube from Chemistry lab (688-2444).

Reference Interval: 

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

Units

0 - 999 Years

Any

0.06-0.19

mmol/L

 

CPT Code(s): 

84210

Last Changed: 

7/2/2018 3:16 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/29/2017 7:49 AM