Lactate Dehydrogenase, Cerebrospinal Fluid

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: C/LDH
POE DESCRIPTION:

CSF LDH

CPT CODE: 83615
DAYS PERFORMED: Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: 1 hour
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Fluid type must be specified on the requisition.
CONTAINER TYPE:

CSF collection tubesRed top tube - 10 mLRed top tube - 4 mL

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Cerebrospinal fluid
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.4 mL
REFERENCE RANGE: Normal CSF value is approximately 10% of serum LDH value.
TEST SYNONYM(S):CSF LDH