Item Value
Test name Lactate, CSF
Available Stat? Yes
Turn around times 1 hour
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Performed by Parnassus & Mission Bay Chemistry
Normal range 1.1-2.8 mmol/L
Container type CSF tube or sterile collection tube on ice
Amount to Collect 1 mL CSF
Collection Instructions Chill tube before collection. Deliver sample on ice IMMEDIATELY to laboratory (should be received within 30 min of collection).

Specimen label should contain the date the sample was collected and the legible name of the person who collected the sample.
Sample type CSF

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667