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CSF Protein & Glucose

Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:CSC
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Cerebrospinal Fluid
Container Types:
CSF Tube 1CSF Tube 1
Adults Volume or Mass:0.5 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:

For meaningful interpretation of CSF Glucose, a Serum/Plasma Glucose should be collected at the same time.

For CSF protein: retrospective testing within 5 days of specimen collection.

For CSF glucose: retrospective testing within 3 days of specimen collection, if cells have been separated from CSF.

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature