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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.

DepartmentBiochemistry
SampleCSF
TubeFluoride
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Collection ConditionsNo restrictions.
Min. Vol0.4 mL
Freq.Daily

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Unitsmmol/L
IP Acute TATRefer to Website
IP Routine TATRefer to Website
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TATRefer to Website
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 21/06/2017 11:53:27. Published By S.bennett on 21/06/2016 11:53:27.