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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.

Report Available

Same day

Method Name

Lactate to pyruvate (NADH)

LOINC

60024-7

Day(s) Performed

Daily