Lactic Acid, Plasma

Methodology: Colorimetric

Specimen Requirements:
1 gray-top (potassium oxalate) tube (minimum: 1.0 mL of potassium oxalate plasma) drawn following an overnight (8-10 hour) fast. Centrifuge gray-top within 15 minutes after draw. Separate plasma and FREEZE immediately. Send specimen frozen in plastic vial.

• Patient should not clench fist during blood drawing.
• Do not apply tourniquet

Analytical Time:
1 day

Days Set Up: Monday through Sunday

CPT Information:
83605 –

Click to access the login or register cheese