Sign in →

Test ID BLOD1276 D-Lactate, Plasma

Useful For

An adjunct to urine D-lactate (preferred) for the diagnosis of D-lactate acidosis

Specimen Type

Plasma NaFl-KOx


Ordering Guidance


Urine is the preferred specimen for D-lactate determination, order DLAU / D-Lactate, Urine.

 

For determination of L-lactate (lactic acid), order LACS1 / Lactate, Plasma



Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Sodium Fluoride/Potassium Oxalate Tube, 2 mL (T275)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge, aliquot plasma into plastic vial, and freeze immediately.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.55 mL

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus OK

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Plasma NaFl-KOx Frozen (preferred) 365 days
  Ambient  7 days
  Refrigerated  7 days

Day(s) Performed

Wednesday, Friday

Report Available

4 to 8 days

Method Name

Enzymatic

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

83605

Reporting Name

D-Lactate, P

Reference Values

0.0-0.25 mmol/L

Test Classification

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Sanford Laboratories - Fargo Additional Information:

SANFORD INTERFACE BUILD INFORMATION

Result Code Result Code Description
13844 D-Lactate, P