Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for D-Lactate,Serum

Test Name: D-Lactate,Serum
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Toxicology/Special Chemistry
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube
or
6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Minimum volume of serum required is 0.5 mL.

Separate and freeze sample.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Weekly
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: <0.31 mmol/L
Effective Date: 2009-02-06
Revised Date: 2019-04-11
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: D-Lactic acidosis, can be found in small bowel syndrome and in conditions of bacterial overgrowth, such as jejunileal bypass surgery.
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Separate and freeze. Ship frozen.
System Codes: 
Cerner
DLAC
 
Referred To:  

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