Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Lactate, CSF

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
0.5 ml of CSF

Availability
Stat, Urgent, Routine

Turn Around Time
Stat: 1 hrRoutine: 2-4 hrs

Special Instructions
Send on ice as soon as possible to the laboratory

Methodology
Vitros Colorimetric

Ranges
All ages: 0.5-3.2 mmol/L

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