Sign in →

Test Code LDHISO Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD) Isoenzyme Electrophoresis, Serum

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics' Nichols Institute, Inc. - Chantilly

Methodology

Electrophoresis, Spectrophotometry

Reference Values

See Reference Report


 

Test Includes; LD, Total and LD, Isoenzymes (LD1 ,LD2 ,LD3, LD4, LD5)

Test Classification and CPT Coding

83615 - LDH

83625 - isoenzyme

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

 

TAT 1 - 2 days

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:  Gold-top tube(s)

Specimen:  2 mL of serum (1 mL min)

Transport Temperature:  Room Temperature

 

Note: Centrifuge serum specimens within 1 hour of collection,

Useful For

Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD) is an enzyme that is present in many different organs and tissues. LD Isoenzymes (LDI) are useful in distinguishing the different isoenzymes expressed differentially in tissues and organs, e.g., cardiac muscle, skeletal muscle, and liver.

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5300195