Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 22, 2019 @ 9:13 am

2048

Glucose, CSF

Specimen:Collect:
  • CSF in Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) CSF in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Cap sample to avoid evaporation
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • Centrifuge to remove cellular material.
    Bacterial contamination may falsely decrease the glucose result.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 5 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Colorimetric
  • Hexokinase
  • Kinetic
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82945
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : 40-80 mg/dL
Components:
  • 2048 - GLUCOSE, CSF
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