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Test Code DLAC D-Lactate, Plasma

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Plasma NaFl-KOx

Specimen Required


Ordering Guidance


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



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 into 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) Performed

Wednesday, Friday

CPT Code Information

83605

Report Available

4 to 8 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus OK

Method Name

Enzymatic