32820:GLUCOSE, CEREBROSPINAL FLUID (CSF)

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32820:GLUCOSE, CEREBROSPINAL FLUID (CSF)
Methodology: Hexokinase
Edit Date: 6/11/2010
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day as tested
CPT Code: 82945
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in a sterile container.
Handling: Centrifuge and remove supernatant within 1 hour of collection. Refrigerate. Transport in a sterile tube ASAP.
Standard Volume: 1 mL CSF.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL CSF.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis.

50-75 mg/dL