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Test Code LACTIC LACTIC ACID

Additional Codes

Primary ID

SQ Code

PRISM Code

Mayo Access ID

LACTIC

LACTIC LAB729 FAH4916

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
Green Top Tube (LithiumHeparin) Plasma

Refrigerate

6 mL 2 mL 0.5 mL *
Green Microtainer     0.6 mL      

*Ideal

Collected

Placed on ice immediately

Spun within 15 minutes of collection

*Acceptable

Collected

Placed on ice within 15 minutes

Spun within 1 hour of collection

Reject

Collected

Not placed on ice within 15 minutes of collection

Not spun within 1 hour of collection

*While a microtainer is an optional tube type in rare circumstances, it is not recommended.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Available STAT

Method

Colorimetric Reflectance Spectrophotometry

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Lactic Acid 83605

 

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
LACTIC Lactic Acid 32693-4

 

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Reference Range

> 18 Years Normal up to 1.9 mmol/L

                    Critical ≥2.0 mmol/L

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

Yes