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Test Code FLDH LDH, FLUID

Important Note

Best interpreted in the context of a paired serum or plasma LDH value.
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

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

FLDH

LAB188 FAH5930

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
Sterile Container Pleural or Peritoneal Fluid only

Refrigerate

2 mL 1 mL 0.2 mL 5 days

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Available STAT

Method

Colorimetric

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
LDH, Fluid 83615

 

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros 5600

Reference Range

No established reference range.

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

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

Yes

LOINC Code Information

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