Lactate Dehydrogenase Isoenzyme (LDI), Serum

Additional Info: Test includes total LDH, LDH electrophoresis, and pathology interpretation.

Useful For: Test is a diagnostic aid for myocardial infarction, malignancies, anemias, acute liver, and muscle injury.

Methodology: Electrophoresis

Specimen Requirements:
1 yellow-top SST tube (minimum: 1 mL of serum). Centrifuge SST 30 minutes after draw. Store specimen at room temperature after collection.

NOTE:
• DO NOT FREEZE.
• CSF is unacceptable specimen for this test.
• Patient’s age and sex are required on request form for proper interpretation.
• Avoid hemolysis.

Analytical Time: 2 days

Days Set Up: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

CPT Information:
83625 – LDH isoenzyme
83615 – LDH