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Test Code LDH Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH)

Additional Codes

EMR Interface Order Code: 07050

Collection Container

Serum gel

Specimen Required

Serum

Other Acceptable Specimen Types

EDTA and Heparinized Plasma

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.1 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated: 7 days

Reasons for Rejection

Hemolysis

Methodology

Lactacte to Pyruvate; Photometric rate

Reference Ranges

Males and females:
0-3 Days: 290-775 U/L
4-9 days: 545-2000 U/L
10 days-1 year: 180-430 U/L
2 years+: 94-250 U/L

Turnaround Time

24 hours for routine, 1 hour for stats

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Test performed daily

CPT Code

83615

Units of Measure

U/L