Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: June 18, 2024 @ 9:13 am


Lactic Acid, Plasma

  • One Gray Top
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Avoid Hemolysis
  • Draw the specimen without the use of a tourniquet or within one minutes of applying the tourniquet, but before releasing the tourniquet.
    Patient should be fasting and at complete rest. Collect blood without stasis in sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate, followed by immediate chilling of the specimen and separation of cells within 15 minutes.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Collection tube not properly filled
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Chromophore Absorbance
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 83605
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : 0.5-2.2 mmol/L
  • 2092 - LACTIC ACID
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