Test Catalog

Test ID: LASF1    
Lactic Acid, Spinal Fluid

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Aid in differentiating between bacterial and viral meningitis


Aid in identifying increased anaerobic glycolysis or hypoxia associated with bacterial meningitis, cerebral infarction, cerebral arteriosclerosis, intracranial hemorrhage, hydrocephalus, traumatic brain injury, cerebral edema, epilepsy, and inborn errors of metabolism

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test


NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Lactic Acid, CSF

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Lactate (L-Lactate)
Lactic Acid (L-Lactate)