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Test Code DLAC D-Lactate, Plasma


Ordering Guidance


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

 

For determination of L-lactate (lactic acid), order LACS1 / Lactate, Plasma



Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Sodium Fluoride/Potassium Oxalate Tube, 2 mL (T275)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge, aliquot plasma into plastic vial, and freeze immediately.


Useful For

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

Method Name

Enzymatic

Reporting Name

D-Lactate, P

Specimen Type

Plasma NaFl-KOx

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.55 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus OK

Reference Values

0.0-0.25 mmol/L

Day(s) Performed

Wednesday, Friday

Report Available

4 to 8 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

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 US 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