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Test Code CFGLU Glucose, CSF

Additional Codes

Epic: LAB185

Specimen Required

Specimen Type: CSF

Collection Container/Type: Sterile container

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic CSF vial

Specimen Volume: 3.5 mL

Additional Information: CSF should always be processed immediately to avoid decreased glucose results caused by cellular metabolism present in the sample

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.10 mL

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 3 days

Refrigerated: >1 month

Frozen: Not defined

Reference Range

0 - 18 years: 45 - 80 mg/dL

>18 - 150 years: 40 - 70 mg/dL

Rejection Due To

Unlabeled, mislabeled, wrong tube type, QNS, hemolyzed.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Daily

Report Available

Same day

Method Name

Hexokinase / G-6-PDH

LOINC

2342-4