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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeCPYR
Method

Enzymatic

External Price$65.37(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Unstressed patient

Specimen Collection Protocols

CSF pyruvate

Patient SpecimenA clean tap CSF (no blood). Prefer 0.5 mL
Paediatric SpecimenA clean tap CSF (no blood). Prefer 0.5 mL
Sample Delivery to LabOn ice, get to lab as soon as possible
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsCentrifuge CSF, freeze 500 uL clear supernatant as soon as possible
Aliquot Transport to CHLFrozen
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Specialist
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0118 | x80118
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours only
Turnaround Time8 hours - 1 week
Reference Interval

Reference Range:

Pyruvate 30 - 165 umol/L

Lactate 1.1 - 2.3 mmol/L

L/P ratio 12 - 19

Additional Information

Unacceptable samples: blood contaminated samples and samples not frozen within 2 hours of collection. Lactate levels are analysed in Core Biochemistry if pyruvate not required.

Delphic Number Test Number3484

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