Glucose (CSF)

Test investigation

Glucose (CSF)

Laboratory offering test

NNUH, QEH

Units

mmol/L

Comments precautions

CSF glucose concentration is expected to be between one third & one half the concurrent plasma glucose concentration.

Sample type

CSF collected into fluoride oxalate tube (Grey top)

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

Within 4 hours/8 hours