Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
CSF, Pericardial, Peritoneal/Ascites, Pleural, or Synovial fluid.
Centrifuge to remove cellular material. Transfer 1 mL body fluid to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)
Specimen types other than those listed. Specimens collected in EDTA, potassium oxalate, or sodium fluoride. Hemolyzed specimens. Specimens too viscous to be aspirated by instrument.
Specimen source must be provided.
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 4 days; Frozen: 6 weeks
For information on body fluid reference ranges and/or interpretive guidance visit https://aruplab.com/bodyfluids/
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0020505||Lactate Dehydrogenase Total, Body Fluid||14803-1|
|2013054||LDH Fluid Source||31208-2|
- Body Fluids
- Lactate Dehydrogenase Body Fluids
- LD CSF