Preferred amount: 1.0 mL Serum
Minimum amount: 0.5 mL Serum
24hrs; Also offered STAT at an additional charge
Centrifuge required?: Yes
Elevations in serum lactate dehydrogenase occur from myocardial infarction, liver disease, pernicious and megaloblastic anemia, pulmonary emboli, malignancies, and muscular dystrophy.