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Pyruvate - CSF

Referred out for testing

Source CSF
Mnemonic

BGLNON

BGL Non-Blood Test Name field: Pyruvate CSF

Specimen Requirements

See CSF Collection Guidelines

Minimum: 0.5 mL CSF collected in sterile tube

This test must be ordered in conjunction with Lactate - CSF, with both tests performed on the same sample.

This test must be booked at the ACH Biochemical Genetics lab (403-955-7379) at least 24 hours in advance, and collected at ACH with a member of the ACH Biochemical Genetics Lab present. 

Specimen Handling Send a copy of the requisition with the specimen.
Additional Information Test will NOT be performed if patient has NOT had a previous elevated blood lactate level.
Testing Location ACH Biochemical Genetics Lab
Testing Frequency Upon request.
Alternate Name(s) Lactate/Pyruvate Ratio - CSF; L/P Ratio - CSF
Reference Interval Provided on test report.