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Glucose (CSF)

Blood Sciences Test


CSF in a fluoride oxalate tube

Reference Range

2.2 – 3.9 mmol/L

Test Usage

A low level (compared with the blood glucose) in association with an elevated CSF protein is suggestive of bacterial meningitis.

Turnaround Time

1 day


Local test

Can be added on to an existing request up to 4 days following sample receipt

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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