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Lactate Dehydrogenase, Body Fluid

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code LDB
Test group LD
Performed by Parnassus Chemistry
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Method Spectrophotometric, kinetic (lactate/NADH)
Collection Instructions Specimen label must contain the date the sample was collected and the legible name of the person who collected the sample.
Container type Red top or clean container
Amount to Collect 5 mL fluid
Sample type Body fluid
Preferred volume 0.5 mL fluid
Min. Volume 0.2 mL fluid
Units U/L
Normal range
Synonyms LD; LDH
Stability Room temperature 2 hours. Do not refrigerate or freeze.
Turn around times 4 hours
LOINC code 2529-6
Last Updated 3/24/2013 7:45:05 PM
Entry Number 587
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