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Test Code FLLDH Lactate Dehydrogenase, Body Fluid

Specimen Type

Blood

Container

Red top

Preferred Volume

4 mL

UCMC Collection Instructions

If you need a specimen source not found in order entry, submit the specimen with a miscellaneous requisition specifying fluid type, or contact the laboratory for additional submission instructions.  

Availability

24/7

Turnaround Time

3 hours

STAT Availability

Not Available

Test Methodology

spectrophotometric enzymatic

CPT Code

83615

Test Includes

quantitative determination of lactate dehydrogenase in body fluids.

Acceptable fluid types include: CSF, pericardial, peritoneal, pleural and joint.
If you need a specimen source not found in order entry, submit the specimen with a miscellaneous requisition specifying fluid type, or contact the laboratory for additional submission instructions.   Fluid submitted that are not on the list acceptable fluid types require laboratory director approval for analysis.

Reference Range

Test method analytical performance not validated for specimen type. No reference range available. The test result should be integrated into the clinical context for interpretation.

Critical Results

None

Test Limitations

Test method analytical performance not validated for specimen type. No reference range available. The test result should be integrated into the clinical context for interpretation.

Minimum Volume

1 mL

Fee Code

43034