Lactate, arterial

Alphabetical Test listing

Lactate, arterial-12603

  
Lactate, arterial
  
12603
  
LAB12603
  
LACA
  
Lactic acid
  

This test is for arterial line specimens properly collected in a Grey Sodium flouride (NaFl) tube

  
Sodium fluoride (NaFl) plasma
  
  
2.0 mL
  

This test is for arterial line specimens properly collected in a grey Sodium flouride (NaFl) tube.

  

Spin, separate and refrigerate within 15 minutes of collection.

If unable to spin within 15 minutes of collection specimen must be placed on ice until centrifugation occurs and plasma is separated from the cells.

  

Refrigerated - 5 days

  
  • Blood gas arterial specimens are not acceptable
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Enzymatic

  

0.5 - 1.6 mmol/L

  

> 1.6 mmol/L

  
83605
  
03/19/2015
  
09/11/2018
  
02/10/2020