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Catalog ID Lactate Lactic Acid

CPOE Test Name

Lactic Acid

Synonyms

Lactate

Specimen Type

Plasma

Specimen Requirements

4 mL blood in Gray top tube

Causes for Rejection

Wrong container; not received on ice; delay in transport; improper labeling; insufficient quantity

Reference Values

Plasma: 0.5 – 2.2 mmol/L; CSF: 1.1-2.4

Performing Lab

Core Laboratory, BI 2023 721-2120

Turn Around Time

Urgent/Emergent: 1 hr.

CPT / HCPCS Code

83605