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LDH Synovial Fluid

Order Name SYN LDH
Test Number: 3500850
Revision Date 06/11/2003
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
LDH Synovial Fluid
Lactate - Pyruvate (NAD) 68453-0 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 1 mL (0.5) Synovial Fluid Sterile Screwtop Container Refrigerated
Instructions Venous blood is often drawn simultaneously. Note fluid type on requisition and container. Specimen stability: Ambient 8 hours. Refrigerated 7 days.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Daily 
Expected TAT 1-2 days  
Clinical Use LD may be useful in diagnosing liver disease and conditions causing hemolysis 
CPT Code(s) 83615
Lab Section Chemistry