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Test ID LAA Lactate, Plasma

Useful For

Diagnosing and monitoring patients with lactic acidosis

Method Name

Photometric, Lactate Oxidase/Peroxidase (VITROS Dry Slide)

Reporting Name

Lactate, P

Specimen Type

Plasma NaFl-KOx


Specimen Required


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

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collection must be at least 1 mL in a 2-mL draw tube or at least 2 mL in a 4-mL draw tube.

2. Spin down and separate plasma from cells.

Additional Information: Patient's age and sex is required.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma NaFl-KOx Frozen 30 days

Reference Values

≤2 years: 0.6-3.2 mmol/L

>2 years: 0.6-2.3 mmol/L

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; Continuously

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

83605

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
LAA Lactate, P 2524-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
LAA Lactate, P 2524-7

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.