Test Overview

Test Methodology

Rate (L-Lactate to Pyruvate at 340 nm)

Test Usage

Differential diagnosis of cardiac and liver disorders

Reference Range*

Age 1-4 years: 150 - 300 IU/L, 5-11 years: 140 - 280 IU/L, 12-150 years: 120 - 240 IU/L.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Daily, 24 hours

Analytic Time

4 hours

Soft Order Code

LDH

MiChart Code

LDH (Lactate Dehydrogenase)

Synonyms

Synonyms

LDH
Lactate Dehydrogenase

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Laboratory

Chemical Pathology

STAT Availability

STAT requests for this test will be performed on a STAT basis (supervisory staff approval is not required).

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in an SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate. Avoid hemolysis of specimen during collection.

Container

Yellow Top Tube

Normal Volume

0.5 mL serum

Minimum Volume

0.25 mL serum

Billing Information

Fee Codes


CPT Code

83615

LOINC

2532-0

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