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Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD, LDH)

Mint Green Plasma Separator Tube

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB96
CPT Code(s)   83615
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 2mL blood/Li Heparin plasma separator tube/Mint Green top. Also acceptable serum (Gold SST / Red Top Tube)
  micro: 200µL blood/mint green top bullet/gold top/red top
Unspun - 4 hrs
Spun/Separated, Room Temp - 2 days
Spun/Separated, Refrigerated - 3 days
Frozen - NO
Availability Routine: 24hrs/day
  STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr; Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range  
Lactate Dehydrogenase (U/L)
Age Male Female Unspecified
0 - 10 Years 226-373 226-373 226-373
10 - 15 years 188-320 148-325 188-320
15 - 18 years 130-302 123-233 130-233
>18 years 120-246 120-246 120-246

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on July 13, 2021

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