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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.

DepartmentBlood Sciences
SamplePlasma
TubeHeparin Tube
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsSample must arrive in lab within 1 hour of collection.
Min. Vol0.5mL
Freq.

Ref. Range (Male)<19
Ref. Range (Female)<19
Ref. Range (Paed)<19
Ref. Range Notes
Unitsumol/L
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. Review due on 18/07/2018 15:08:32. Published By RB on 18/07/2017 15:08:32.