Lactate, Cerebrospinal Fluid

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: C/LACT
POE DESCRIPTION:

CSF LACTIC ACID

CPT CODE: 83605
DAYS PERFORMED: Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: 1 hour
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Place on ice and deliver to lab immediately.
CONTAINER TYPE:

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

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Cerebrospinal fluid
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.4 mL
TEST SYNONYM(S):CSF LACTIC ACID