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Test Code LDBF Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD), Body Fluid

Reporting Name

Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD), BF

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Body Fluid


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Sterile container

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic container

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge to remove any cellular material.

Additional Information: Indicate specimen source.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Body Fluid Ambient (preferred) 7 days
  Refrigerated  48 hours

Reference Values

Not applicable

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; Continuously

Test Classification

This test has been modified from the manufacturer’s instructions. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

83615

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
LDBF Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD), BF 14803-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
LD_BF Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD), BF 14803-1
FLD11 Fluid Type 14725-6

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild reject; Gross reject

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Method Name

Photometric

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Gastroenterology and Hepatology Test Request Form (T728) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/gastroenterology-and-hepatology-test-request.pdf)