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Test Code LAB1178 Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD), Body Fluid

Additional Codes

Test Name in EPIC EPIC Test Code Mnemonic
LDH, BF LAB1178 BFLD

 

Methodology

Lactate to Pyruvate (NADH)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Body fluid (supernatant)

Container/Tube: Plain, red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL

Additional Information:

1. If there is a delay in transport of >3 days, send specimen frozen in plastic vial.

2. Indicate specimen source.

 

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate 3 days/Frozen OK/Ambient NO

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Reference Values

No established reference values

Test Classification and CPT Coding

83615

Performing Laboratory

Chemistry-

Central Region: St. Joseph's Medical Center Lab

East Region: SMDC Clinical Lab

West Region: Fargo Hospital Lab