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Test ID NBLD0338 LACTIC ACID - CSF

Specimen Type/Requirements

Collect 1 mL (0.5 mL minimum) CSF in a sterile, plastic leak proof CSF container. Centrifuge prior to analysis. Freeze if analysis will not be performed within 3 hours. CSF stable 3 hours at 15-25 C, 24 hours at 2-8 C and 2 months at -15 to -25 C.

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Performed Test Frequency

Daily as received

Methodology

Colorimetric – Enzymatic

CPT

83605

Storage On Site

Frozen

Performing Lab

Sanford Fargo