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Lactic Acid

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
LA ACHM1
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Gray top (fluoride/heparin) tube
Collection Volume:
1.5 mL
Cause for Rejection:
Specimen not received on ice.
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Methodology:
Enzymatic, colorimetric method
Special Instructions:
Avoid the use of tourniquet if possible. Samples should remain on ice prior to analysis.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8417
TAT:
1 hour
Additional Info:
Reference range: 0.5-2.2 mmol/L
CPT Code:
83605
Synonyms:
Lactate