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Test Code 9131 D-Lactate, Plasma

Additional Codes

Mayo Test ID
DLAC

Reporting Name

D-Lactate, P

Useful For

An adjunct to urine D-lactate (preferred), in the diagnosis of D-lactate acidosis

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Plasma NaFl-KOx


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Grey top (potassium oxalate/sodium fluoride) (Supply T275)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Spin down and immediately freeze specimen.

Additional Information: For L-lactate (lactic acid), order LLA / Lactate, Plasma.


Barnes-Jewish Hospital Note:
Call Laboratory Medicine resident at digital pager 314-747-1320 for approval before drawing the specimen.

 

For non hospital patient, call Barnes-Jewish Hospital Laboratory Customer Service at 314-362-1470 for STAT pick-up.

 

Send original tube on wet ice.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.55 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma NaFl-KOx Frozen (preferred) 365 days
  Ambient  7 days
  Refrigerated  7 days

Reference Values

0.0-0.25 mmol/L

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Thursday

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

83605

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
DLAC D-Lactate, P 14045-9

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
8878 D-Lactate, P 14045-9

Method Name

Enzymatic

Testing Algorithm

DLAU / D-Lactate, Urine is the preferred specimen for D-lactate determinations.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Additional Information:
For BJH Laboratory Use Only

Laboratory Processing Instructions:
BJH Chemistry will forward to the performing laboratory. Specimen must be received on wet ice.