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Test ID DLAC D-Lactate, Plasma

Useful For

An adjunct to urine D-lactate (preferred), in the diagnosis of D-lactate acidosis

Method Name

Enzymatic

Reporting Name

D-Lactate, P

Specimen Type

Plasma NaFl-KOx


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Grey top (potassium oxalate/sodium fluoride) (Supply T275)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Spin down and immediately freeze specimen.

Additional Information: For L-lactate (lactic acid), order LLA / Lactate, Plasma.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.55 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma NaFl-KOx Frozen (preferred) 365 days
  Ambient  7 days
  Refrigerated  7 days

Reference Values

0.0-0.25 mmol/L

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Thursday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

83605

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
DLAC D-Lactate, P 14045-9

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
8878 D-Lactate, P 14045-9

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Testing Algorithm

DLAU / D-Lactate, Urine is the preferred specimen for D-lactate determinations.