Glucose, CSF

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB185
CPT Code(s)   82945
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 1 mL CSF, tube #2; see important Comments
  micro: 0.2 mL CSF, tube #2
Unspun: 1 hour
Refrigerator: 7 days
Frozen: 6 months
Availability 24 hr/day
Turnaround Time   Stat 1 hr; Routine 2 hr
Reference Range Normal: 50-75 mg/dL
Comment Must be transported in a screw top container
Urine containers are not acceptable for transport

Reviewed by Christian Cristobal on December 16, 2019

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514