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Epic Code LAB188 Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH), Body Fluid (Non- CSF)

Important Note

Deliver to the Laboratory, immediately.

Test Name Alias

Lactate Dehydrogenase Body Fluid | LDH Body Fluid | 8256

Interface Order Alias

10411

Ordering Instructions

Ascites, Peritoneal, Pleural Cavity (Left or Right) will be performed at Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory.

 

If your source does not match the above, please order a Reference Miscellaneous Test (LAB848) and list the desired test, specimen source and type.

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Body Fluid

 

Container(s): Mint Green Top (Lithium Heparin Gel) or Red Top Vacutainer  

Preferred Volume to Collect: Full tube (4.5 mL Mint Green or 6 mL Red tube)

Minimum Volume to Collect: 0.5 mL

 

Collection Instructions:

  • Indicate source.
    • Ascites, Peritoneal, Pleural Cavity, Left or Pleural Cavity, Right will be performed at Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory.
    • If your source does not match the above, please order a Reference Miscellaneous Test and list the desired test and specimen source and type.

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

Transport Temperature: Ambient

Lab Staff Instructions

Lab Central Staff: All CSF specimens to Hematology first.

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 3 days

Refrigerate: not recommended but acceptable (4 days)

Frozen: not recommended but acceptable

Laboratory Retention: 4 days

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

Reference range not established.

Performing Department

CHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Enzymatic - UV

CPT

83615-LAB-LDH BODY FLUID

CDM Code

4058256

Epic Test ID

1230100866

LOINC

Specimen Type: 66746-9

LDH BFL: 14803-1

Beaker LOINC

LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE BODY FLUID: 14803-1
LIPEMIA INDEX, SERUM: N/A

Reviewed Date

3/5/2020

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE BODY FLUID
Beaker Display Name: Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH), Body Fluid (Non-CSF)
BEAKER TEST NAME: LDH, BODY FLUID
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: LDH, Body Fluid

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Collection and Specimen Handling

BEAKER COLLECTION: +S/A

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BW CHEMISTRY: RED TOP TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated