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ID:93 Glucose (CSF)
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DescriptionCSF glucose is approximately 1 mmol/L less than plasma glucose. A blood sample should be sent at the same time
IndicationMeningitis.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

InterpretationLow levels may be associated with a bacterial meningitis but they must be interpreteted in light of the blood glucose result.

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Ref. Range Notes
Unitsmmol/L


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Turnround CommentNA
Originally edited by : JHB. Last edited on 21/06/2017 11:53:27. Published By S.bennett on 21/06/2016 11:53:27.