Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH)

Test investigation

Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH)

Laboratory offering test

NNUH, QEH, JPUH

Units

U/L

Comments precautions

Measured in megaloblastic and pernicious anaemias, leukaemias, lymphomas and liver disease.

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

Within 4 hours/8 hours

Reference intervals

125 – 220 U/L

If ukas accredited

Y NNUH