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lactate dehydrogenase, total, serum/plasma
Synonyms: LD; LDH 
Computer Code: LD
Specimen Collection: 2 mL blood (red, gold, or lithium heparin green top tube).
Pediatrics: 0.5 mL blood (lithium heparin green or red microtainer). 
Minimum Volume: 1.5 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, refrigerate. Serum must be removed from red top tube. Min 0.5 mL serum. 
Reference Values: 90-225 IU/L  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 2 hr 
Stat TAT: 60 min 
CPT Code(s): 83615 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 46
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/24/2014
Time: 19:13:22 (24hr)