LabCorp screw-capped purple frozen plastic transport labelled as CSF
See Collection/Processing Details
Frozen - 1 month
Refrigerated - 2 days
Ambient - NO
ARUP Laboratories Inc (80312) via LabCorp (216834); R-NX
Days Set Up:
2 - 3 days
0.060 - 0.190 mmol/L
Collection/ Processing Details:
Useful for: Investigating possible disorders of mitochondrial metabolism, particularly when used in conjunction with CSF lactate.
As quickly as possible after collection of CSF, add 1 mL CSF to chilled collection tube containing 2 mL 8% (W/V) per- chloric acid.
Mix well for 30 seconds and place in an ice bath for 10 minutes.
Centrifuge for 10 minutes at 1500 x g. Decant supernatant into a transport tube and freeze.