30710:LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE (LDH)

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30710:LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE (LDH)
Alias Names: LD / LDH
Methodology: Enzymatic Rate
Edit Date: 6/11/2010
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day as tested
CPT Code: 83615
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 4 mL green top tube (heparin) or one 4.5 mL plasma separator tube (PST).
Handling: Centrifuge SST or PST within 1 hour of collection and transport in original tube. Specimen drawn in green top tube must be centrifuged within one hour of collection and the plasma separated into a plastic vial for transport.
Stability: Specimen stable 48 hours ambient or 7 days refrigerated. Specimen unstable frozen.
Standard Volume: 2 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma.
Transport: Ambient or refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis; frozen specimen.

98-192 IU/L