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Lactate Dehydrogenase

Loinc

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Expected Turnaround

24 hours

Elevated serum levels of LDH have been observed in a variety of disease states. The highest levels are seen in patients with megaloblastic anemia, disseminated carcinoma and shock. Moderate increases occur in muscular disorders, nephrotic syndrome and cirrhosis. Mild increases in LDH activity have been reported in cases of myocardial or pulmonary infarction, leukemia, hemolytic anemia and non‑viral hepatitis.

 

Enzymatic- UV

 

Gross Hemolysis

Room temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 4 weeks Frozen: 6 weeks

Lactate Dehydrogenase; LDH Isoenzymes; LD Isoenzymes; Lactic Acid Dehydrogenase Isoenzymes

Serum, gel separator, SST

1 ML

0 - 999

F

135 - 214


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