Use to assess a variety of pathological conditions, primarily in hematology and oncology.
Within 24 hours
Plasma separator tube or serum separator tube.
Allow serum tube to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)
Specimens collected in EDTA, potassium oxalate, or sodium fluoride. Hemolyzed specimens.
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 4 days; Frozen: 6 weeks
By report (reports may vary based on instrumentation)
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
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- Lactate Dehydrogenase