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Test Code DLAC D-Lactate, Plasma

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Plasma NaFl-KOx


Advisory Information


Urine is the preferred specimen for D-lactate determination, order DLAU / D-Lactate, Urine.

 

For determination of L-lactate (lactic acid), order LACS1 / Lactate, Plasma



Necessary Information


 



Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Sodium Fluoride/Potassium Oxalate Tube, 2 mL (T275)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge, aliquot plasma in plastic vial, and freeze immediately .


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.55 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Plasma NaFl-KOx Frozen (preferred) 365 days
  Ambient  7 days
  Refrigerated  7 days

Reference Values

0.0-0.25 mmol/L

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Varies

CPT Code Information

83605

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus OK

Method Name

Enzymatic