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Test Code LA LACTIC ACID

Specimen Tube Description

BLOOD GRAY TOP

Specimen Type

Plasma

Specimen Required

1ml plasma (potassium oxalate-sodium fluoride)

Specimen Preparation

Chill specimen immediately and centrifuge within 15 mins.

Specimen Stability Information

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Day(s) and Times(s) Performed

24 hrs a day 7 days a week

Additional Information

8 hour fast, patient should be at rest
DO NOT USE TOURNIQUET
Chill immediately,separate from cells within 15 minutes
Test can not be added on, Tube needs to be at least half full

Performing Laboratory

United Health Services Laboratories

CPT Code

83605

LOINC

14118-4