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ID:113 Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH)
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DescriptionLDH is a tumour marker for blood malignancies. Can also be used as a marker for diagnosis and treatment of liver disease (acute viral hepatitis, cirrhosis, metastatic carcinoma) and cardiac disease (MI) and tumours (lung, kidney).
IndicationUsed in the investigation and monitoring of haematological malignancies.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

InterpretationIf increased in lymphoma may indicate a poor prognosis.

Ref. Range (Male)160 - 430
Ref. Range (Female)160 - 430
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
Unitsiu/L


IP Acute TATRefer to Website
IP Routine TATRefer to Website
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TATRefer to Website
Turnround CommentNA
Originally edited by : MC. Last edited on 04/11/2015 11:47:04. Published By S.bennett on 04/11/2014 11:47:04.