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Lactate

Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:LACT
Specimen Types:Plasma
Container Types:
Fluoride Oxalate
Collection & Request Instructions:Retrospective testing within 7 days

Specimens must be collected without venous stasis.

For non–urgent lactate estimation (e.g. exercise test) consult Clinical Biochemistry (Ext 63888) about sampling and preservation protocol.

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Send to lab immediately
Additional Notes:Reference Range:  0.6—2.2 mmol/L