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Test Code FLLDH Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD), Body Fluid


Lactate to Pyruvate with Nicotinic Acid Dehydrogenase (NAD) Reduction

Performing Laboratory

Aspen Valley Hospital

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

1 mL (minimum volume:  0.2 mL) of body fluid in a green-top (lithium heparin) tube(s). Plain, red-top tube is also acceptable. (Lavender-top [EDTA] tube or light blue-top [sodium citrate] tube is not acceptable.) Forward promptly at ambient temperature. If there is a delay in transport of >10 hours, send specimen refrigerated.
Note:  Indicate specimen source on specimen container and request form.

Reference Values

85-162 U/L

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

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