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Test Code CFLDH Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH), CSF

Collection Container

CSF

Specimen Required

Cerebral Spinal Fluid

Specimen Volume

0.3 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.1 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Reasons for Rejection

Hemolysis

Methodology

Lactacte to Pyruvate; Photometric rate

Days and Times Performed

Test performed daily

Turnaround Time

24 hours for routine, 1 hour for stats

Reference Ranges

Male and female: 50 - 100 U/L

Units of Measure

U/L

CPT Code

83615

LOINC Code

60024-7

EMR Interface Order Code

07085