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Test Code FLDH LDH, FLUID

Important Note

Protein, Fluid will also be perfomed when a Fluid LDH is ordered.
CSF LDH must be sent to Mayo Clinic Laboratories for analysis.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

SQ Code

PRISM Code

MayoAccess ID

FLDH

FLDH LAB188 FAH5015

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Sterile Container Pleural or Peritoneal Fluid only

Refrigerate

2 mL 1 mL 0.2 mL

 

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Available STAT

Method

Rate Reflectance Spectrophotometry

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
LDH, Fluid 83615

 

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
FLDH LDH, Fluid 2529-6

 

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Reference Range

Pleural Fluid

Suggestive of exudate if fluid cholesterol is > 45 mg/dl or fluid LDH is greater than 0.45 times the upper limit of normal serum LDH levels.

 

Peritoneal Fluid

No reference range available

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes