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ID:1027 D-Lactate
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DescriptionProduct of bacterial metabolism.
IndicationSuspicion of bacterial overgrowth in patients with short bowel syndrome. Only requests from gastroenterology will be accepted. For any other indications requests must be discussed with the Duty Biochemist (Ext 26922).
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

InterpretationProvided by referral laboratory.

Ref. Range (Male)<19
Ref. Range (Female)<19
Ref. Range (Paed)<19
Ref. Range Notes
Unitsumol/L

Other Help:National Laboratory Medicine Handbook

IP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
IP Routine TAT- Not Defined -
GP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
GP Routine TAT- Not Defined -
Turnround CommentNA
Originally edited by : RB/DH. Last edited on 18/07/2018 15:08:32. Published By RB on 18/07/2017 15:08:32.