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Test Code CFLDH Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH), CSF

Additional Codes

Epic: LAB2223

Specimen Required

Specimen Type: CSF

Collection Container/Type: Sterile container

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic CSF vial

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: Not defined

Refrigerated: 5 days

Frozen: Not defined

Reference Range

0 - 30 days: <70 U/L

>30 days: <40 U/L

Rejection Due To

Unlabeled, mislabeled, wrong tube type, QNS, wrong preservative, exceeds specimen stability requirements.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Daily

Report Available

Same day

Method Name

Lactate to pyruvate (NADH)

LOINC

60024-7