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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeLAC
Method

Enzymatic lactate oxidase at 540 nm. Abbott c series analyser. Roche Reagents.

External Price$11.92(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Patient should not be stressed

Specimen Collection Protocols

Put CSF sample on ice, deliver to lab as soon as possible.

Patient SpecimenA clean tap CSF (no blood). Prefer 500 uL
Paediatric SpecimenA clean tap CSF (no blood). Prefer 500 uL
Sample Delivery to LabOn ice, deliver to lab as soon as possible
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions100 uL Centrifuge CSF,
Aliquot Transport to CHLFrozen
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Core
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Contact Phone Number03 3640397 ext: 80397
Test AvailabilityMon - Sun, 24 hrs
Turnaround Time2 - 3 hrs
Reference Interval

Reference Range: Lactate 1.1 - 2.3 mmol/L.

Additional Information

Unacceptable samples: blood contaminated samples and samples not frozen within 2 hours of collection.

Samples for lactate/pyruvate ratio are analysed by Paediatric Biochemistry.

Delphic Number Test Number3765

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