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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of glucose and lactate measurements in cerebrospinal fluid and blood by blood gas analyzers

From: Point-of-care detection of lactate in cerebrospinal fluid

   CSF Blood
Glucose (mmol/l)
N = 512
Mean (standard deviation) 3.7 (± 1.6) 8 (± 2.2)
Median (min.–max.) 3.8 (0.2–10.5) 7.7 (2.1–19.9)
Lactate (mmol/l)
N = 514
Mean (standard deviation) 4.1 (± 1.8) 1.1 (± 0.6)
Median (min.–max.) 3.7 (1.3–11.5) 0.9 (0.4–5.6)