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  • Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD, LDH)

Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD, LDH)

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB96
EPIC Order
  LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE
CPT Code(s)   83615
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 2mL blood/serum separator/gold top tube/red top acceptable
  micro: 200µL blood/serum separator bullet/gold top/red top
Stability
Unspun - 4 hrs
Room Temp - 2 days
Refrigerated - 3 days
Frozen - NO
Availability Routine: 24hrs/day
  STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr; Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range   see Table below
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, aliquot, refrigerate
Comments
Reference Ranges: Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD)

Age

Ranges: Male (U/L)

Ranges: Female (U/L)

0-5d

934-2150

934-2150

6d-1yr

Not Specified

Not Specified

1-3yr

500-920

500-920

4-6yr

470-900

470-900

7-9yr

420-750

420-750

10-11yr

432-700

380-770

12-13yr

470-750

380-640

14-15yr

360-730

390-580

16-19yr

340-670

340-670

20yr+

338-610

338-610

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on August 26, 2016

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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