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Test ID DLAU D-Lactate, Urine

Useful For

Preferred test for diagnosing D-lactate acidosis, especially in patients with jejunoileal bypass and short-bowel syndrome

Method Name

Enzymatic

Reporting Name

D-Lactate, U

Specimen Type

Urine

Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL urine tube (Supply T068)

Specimen Volume: 2.5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a timed or random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.

3. Immediately freeze specimen.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Frozen (preferred) 365 days
  Refrigerated  7 days
  Ambient  72 hours

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
DLAU D-Lactate, U 14046-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
8873 D-Lactate, U 14046-7

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.