Pyruvic acid, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)

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Pyruvic acid, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)-994

  
Pyruvic acid, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  

Investigating possible disorders of mitochondrial metabolism, particularly when used in conjunction with CSF lactate

  
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
  

Sterile vial/container

  
2.0 mL
  
1.0 mL
  
  1. As quickly as possible after collection of CSF, add 1 mL CSF to chilled collection tube containing 2 mL 8% (W/V) perchloric acid. Perchloric acid tube
  2. Mix well for 30 seconds and place in an ice bath for 10 minutes
  3. Centrifuge for 10 minutes at 1500g
  4. Decant supernatant into a Screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport vial/tube - 4mL (LabCorp)
  5. Freeze
  

Frozen (preferred) - 1 month

Refrigerated - 2 days

Ambient - NO

  
ARUP Laboratories Inc (80312) via LabCorp (216834): R-NX
  
Daily
  
2 - 3 days
  

Enzymatic

  

0.060 - 0.190 mmol/L

  
84210
  
Result 14122-6
  
05/23/2019
  
05/23/2019
  
05/18/2020