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Pyruvate, CSF

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code PYRUC
Test group Pyruvate
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Enzymatic
Collection Instructions Deliver to Clinical Laboratories immediately after collection for testing.
Container type CSF tube or sterile collection tube
Amount to Collect 2 mL CSF
Sample type CSF
Preferred volume 2 mL CSF
Min. Volume 1 mL CSF
Processing notes If specimen is not clear or contains blood, centrifuge and separate supernatant fluid before freezing. Transfer fluid aseptically into a sterile plastic concical tube for transport Freeze immediately, transport to China Basin sendout frozen.
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Sample rec'd at room temperature.
Units mg/dL
Normal range 0.50-1.70 mg/dL
Synonyms Pyruvic acid
Stability Refrigerated 7 days, frozen at -20C 6 months.
Turn around times Set up Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Turn around time 3-5 days
CPT coding 84210-90
Last Updated 11/21/2013 1:33:38 PM
Entry Number 1305

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