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Test Code LAB4858 Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD), Spinal Fluid

Additional Codes

Test Name in EPIC EPIC Test Code Soft LIS Ordering Mnemonic
LDH, CSF LAB4858 CFLDH

 

Methodology

Lactate to Pyruvate (NADH)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Spinal fluid (supernatant)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL

Collection Instructions: If specimen is cloudy, spin and separate supernatant within 15 minutes of collection.

 

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate 3 days/Frozen NO/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-

SMDC Clinical Lab