LDH

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Elevations in serum lactate dehydrogenase (LD) occur from myocardial infarction, liver disease, pernicious and megaloblastic anemias, pulmonary emboli, malignancies, and muscular dystrophy.1 A combined analysis of LD and CK (creatine kinase) isoenzymes provides a definite diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction.

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LDH
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Serum Separator Tube (SST®)
Room Temp

Do not remove the stopper at any time. Do not centrifuge immediately after drawing blood. Allow the blood to clot in an upright position for at least 30 minutes but not longer than 1 hour before centrifugation. Centrifuge for at least 15 minutes at 2200-2500 RPM within one hour of collection. Label the tube with the patient’s last name, patient’s first name, date of birth, date of collection, and time of collection.

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