Test Catalog

Test

Code
C944
Name
LACTIC ACID, CSF
Description

Alternative Names: CSF, LACSF, C944, C944
Includes: Lactic Acid, CSF
Sample Type: Cerebrospinal Fluid
Preferred Container: Standard Transport Tube
Sample Volume: 0.5 mL
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL
Handling Instructions: Collect on ice. Separate and ship supernatant. Centrifuge and separate to remove cellular material. Clearly label sample as CSF supernatant.
*Specimen cannot be shared. If multiple tests are ordered, separate specimens are required.
Transport Temperature: Frozen
Specimen Stability: Frozen: 4 months. One freeze/thaw cycle is acceptable
Testing Frequency: Daily
Expected Turn Around Time:  4 – 5 Days
Testing Facility: ARUP
CPT Codes: 83605