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Test Code LACTIC LACTIC ACID

Important Note

Specimen Stability acceptability:

Ideal - Placed on ice immediately.  Spun within 15 minutes of collection.

Acceptable - Placed on ice within 15 minutes.  Spun within 1 hour of collection.

Reject - Not placed on ice within 15 minutes of collection.  Not spun within 1 hour of collection.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

LACTIC

LAB729 FAH4916

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Min Vol

Stability
Lithium Heparin (green top) Plasma

Refrigerate

6 mL 2 mL 0.5 mL 7 days
Green Microtainer   Refrigerate 0.6 mL     7 days

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 1 day / Available STAT

Method

Colorimetric

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Lactic Acid 83605

 

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros 5600

Reference Range

All ages: ≤ 2.0 mmol/L

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
LACTIC Lactic Acid 32693-4