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LD (LDH or Lactate Dehydrogenase), Serum

Mnemonic:    [LD]
Name:    LD (LDH or Lactate Dehydrogenase), Serum
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST. Hemolyzed samples are unacceptable.

It is not recommended that an LDH be run on a previously refrigerated sample.
Spec Stability:    Stable 2 days ambient.
Reference Range:    320 - 600 U/L
  Method:    Enzymatic