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Lactate Dehydrogenase

Alternative Names:LD
LDH
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:LD
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SST
Lithium Heparin (with Gel)
Collection & Request Instructions:Retrospective testing within 7 days
Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Additional Notes:

Reference Intervals (Adult 19+ yrs):

120—250 U/L

Source:

RCPA/AACB Harmonised Reference Intervals from 13/7/2015.

Age Related Reference Intervals:

Male and Female:

< 2 wks                        309 - 1222 U/L

2wks - < 1 yr            163 - 452 U/L

1 yr - < 10 yr             192 - 321 U/L

10 yrs - < 15 yrs      157 - 272 U/L

Female:

15 yr - < 19 yr          170 - 283 U/L

Male

15 yr - < 19 yr          130 - 250 U/L