SEALS Test Manual


Preferred Specimen Type CSF
Alternate Specimen
Collection Information Pyruvate testing is not routinely offered.
All Pyruvate requests must first be discussed by the requesting clinician, with the Chemical Pathology registrar (0429537546)- In hours or on call Chemical Pathologist (out of hours - by contacting your local department of Chemical Pathology)
For further information please see attached fact sheet
Pyruvate Fact Sheet
Specimen Code CSF
Test Abbreviation CSEN
Test Set C885
Laboratory Information If the chemical Pathology Registrar or Pathologist approves testing for Pyruvate using the above protocol the sample should be forwarded as a CSEN to QLD
Minimum Assay Volume - Not Collection Volume 0.3 mL
Department Sendaway
Storage Freeze
Site Royal Brisbane Hospital
Randwick Label
Kogarah Label
Sutherland Label
Sydney Label
SEALS South Label
Update On 15/06/2021