CSF Xanthochromia

NameCSF Xanthochromia
Tube TypePlain, white top universal
Reporting UnitsAU (Arbitrary Units)
Reference RangeBilirubin (0.000 – 0.007)
Oxyhaemoglobin (no peak)
Analytical RangeN/A
AvailabilityNDDH (24/7)
Target turnaround time2 hours
Special requirements & notes4th sample required for this test;
Bloodstained samples invalidates analysis
At least 12 hours after suspected event
Less than 14 days after suspected event
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Patient preparationN/A
Volume required1 ml – 4th sample
If delayed transport to lab, store:Send immediately – notify laboratory
Factors affecting result interpretationHaemolysis invalidates
Time limit for add on testN/A
Pathology disciplineBiochemistry
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Last updated: July 23, 2019