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Test Code CSFLA Lactic Acid, (Lactate), Spinal Fluid

Additional Codes

Epic Test ID

LAB187

Performing Laboratory

Bronson Laboratory - Chemistry

Reference Values

Neonates: 1.1-6.7 mmol/L

3-10 days: 1.1-4.4 mmol/L

>10 days: 1.1-2.8 mmol/L

Adults: 1.1-2.4 mmol/L

 

Methodology

Enzymatic

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Spinal fluid

Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: A minimum of 0.2 mL

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient 3 hours/Refrigerate 24 hours/Frozen 1 month

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

83605