|ID:382 ||Lactate (CSF)||Search Links: General Info : Protocols : Patient Info|
|Description||An intermediate metabolite of carbohydrate metabolism|
|Indication||Reduced flow of oxygen to the brain.
|Additional Info||Can use to distinguish bacterial (>3.5) and viral meningitis (<3.5).
|Interpretation||Raised in trauma, seizures, intra-cranial pressure, haemorrhage.
|Ref. Range (Male)||0.4 - 1.4|
|Ref. Range (Female)||0.4 - 1.4|
|Ref. Range (Paed)|| |
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|IP Acute TAT||Refer to Website|
|IP Routine TAT||Refer to Website|
|GP Acute TAT||- Contact Laboratory|
|GP Routine TAT||Refer to Website|
Originally edited by : . Last edited on 04/11/2015 11:46:54. Published By S.Bennett on 04/11/2014 11:46:54.