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Lactic Acid Body Fluid

Order Name Lactic Acid BF
Test Number: 6900791
Revision Date 07/10/2017
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Lactic Acid Body Fluid
Enzymatic 14165-5 
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 1.0 mL (0.2 mL) Peritoneal Fluid Sterile Screwtop Container Frozen
Alternate 1 1.0 mL (0.2 mL) Synovial Fluid Sterile Screwtop Container Frozen
Instructions Peritoneal or Synovial fluid only for this test.
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: N/A, Refrigerated: 2 weeks, Frozen: 30 days
Collect: Body fluid. Collect on ice.
Specimen Preparation:Separate and ship supernatant. Centrifuge and separate to remove cellular material.
Unacceptable Conditions: Specimens other than those listed.
For CSF - order CSF LACTIC, RML test code 3500650
Fluid Type Required.
Testing Schedule Sunday-Saturday 
Expected TAT 24 hours  
Notes Reference Lab: ARUP
ARUP Test Code: 0020504
Click Here to view information on the ARUP website.
CPT Code(s) 83605
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