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ID:112 Lactate
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DescriptionAn intermediate metabolite of carbohydrate metabolism
IndicationSuspected Lactic acidosis.
Additional InfoPlease note: test can only be added to samples within 8 hours of collection
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationType I lactic acidosis (e.g. hyperventilation, GSD), Type IIa (hypoxia related), Type IIb (idiopathic e.g. pyelonephritis)

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Collection ConditionsNo restrictions.
Min. Vol1 mL

Ref. Range (Male)0.6 - 2.5
Ref. Range (Female)0.6 - 2.5
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
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 : JHB. Review due on 04/11/2015 11:46:32. Published By S.BENNETT on 04/11/2014 11:46:32.