Within 24 hours
Peritoneal or synovial fluid.
Centrifuge and separate to remove cellular material. Transport 1 mL Peritoneal or synovial fluid in an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)
Specimens other than those listed.
Indicate source on test request form. Cannot be shared. If multiple tests are ordered separate specimens are required.
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month
Reference ranges for this assay have not been established for body fluid. Results should be interpreted in comparison to the lactic acid concentration in blood and in conjunction with clinical context.
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0020504||Lactic Acid, Body Fluid||14165-5|
- Lactic Acid, BF