|Available:||Daily, 24 hours|
|Turnaround:||Routine: 2 hours, STAT: 30 minutes|
|Container:||Sterile spinal fluid collection tube or sterile container|
|Temperature:||Must be delivered to laboratory within 30 minutes after collection.|
|Rejection:||In transport longer than 30 minutes.|
|Uses:||LDH activity is present in all cells of the body and is invariably found only in the cytoplasm of the cell. In tissue damage very high levels of the enzyme are released.|
|Limitations:||Hemolysis will cause a false increase in lactate dehyrogenase.|
|Method:||Biochromatic rate (NAD/NADH)|
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