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Michael J. Palmieri Metabolic Disease Laboratory

Lactate Pyruvate (CSF)

  • LIS Mnemonic: PYRLACCSF

    Collect

    Pyruvate/Lactate Tube (8% Perchloric acid)

    Volume Required

    1.0 mL EXACTLY

    Minimum Required

    N/A

    Transport

    On ice

    Stability

    24 hours @ 5°C

    Processing

    Freeze sample upon receipt in lab. If sending specimen from outside CHOP, send on dry ice by overnight courier (Mon-Thurs only).

    Unacceptable conditions

    Room temperature or thawed.

Days Performed

Friday

Reported

7-10 days

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

84210 / 83605

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