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  Pyruvate Specimen Type:
  also known as Pyruvic Acid

Spinal Fluid


CHEMISTRY

Specimen requirements: Cerebrospinal Fluid Collection Tubes
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 1 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 1 mL
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): CSF - Fluid
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Wednesday
Must be in by: 0900
Routine turn around time: 7-10 Days
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Enzymatic Method
Special Instructions: Hillcrest: deliver all CSF specimens first to the microbiology laboratory. Microbiology will then direct the courier to specimen central receiving and processing (SCRAP) with the remaining specimens and request slips. Scrap will then direct the courier to cytology if appropriate
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: N/A
CyberLAB code: N/A
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A