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Lactic acid/pyruvic acid

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB3202

 

Synonyms: 

Pyruvic Acid/Lactic Acid

Methodology: 

Photometric/Enzymatic

Schedule: 

On Demand

Reported: 

1 hour for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 1.0 mL Blood in a Perchloric Acid Tube.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
Draw and send on ice immediately.

 

Notes: 

Must be collected in Perchloric Acid tube obtained from Chemistry Laboratory

Tests in this Panel: 

Test Name

Reference Interval

Lactate [LRR14557]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 - 999 Years

Any

0.5

2.2 mmol/L

Pyruvic Acid, Blood [LRR15914]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 - 999 Years

Any

0.03

0.10 mmol/L

CPT Code(s): 

83605, 84210

Last Changed: 

8/23/2017 9:24 AM

Last Reviewed: 

8/23/2017 9:19 AM