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CSF Profile( Appearance, WBC count, RBC count, Glucose, Total Protein and Gram's Stain (if WBC = / > 10per ul))

Test Code:

BC0104

Synonym(s):

 

Specimen Container

Sterile container

Specimen Requirement

CSF
2 mL

Specimen Storage / Transport

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

Yes

Turn Around Time

Average 2 hr ( 1 - 3 hr ). 1 hr without Gram's Stain.

Reference Value(s)

Appearance: Clear, colorless

-- CSF WBC
1) <1 month 0-20 /uL
2) 1 to <2 months 0-10 /uL
3) >=2 months 0-5 /uL

-- CSF RBC : 0 /uL

-- CSF Glucose
1) <6 months 2.0 - 5.6 mmol/L
2) >=6 months 2.4 - 4.3 mmol/L

-- CSF Protein:
1) <1 month 0.30-1.20 g/L
2) 1 to <3months 0.20-0.60 g/L
3) >=3 months 0.10-0.40 g/L

Normal CSF: blood glucose ratio should be 0.6 or above.

Testing Laboratory Location

KKH

Laboratory

Clinical Chemistry

Contact Number

6394 1383

Day and Time Performed

Daily, 24 hrs

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Additional Information

​Critical Values:
Glucose, CSF: <2.5 mmol/L
WBC, CSF: >10 /uL

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

CSF Profile( Appearance, WBC count, RBC count, Glucose, Total Protein,  and Gram's Stain (if WBC = / > 10per ul)) BC0104
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