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LACTATE, PLASMA

This assay is useful in the diagnosis of Lactate acidosis which is typically observed in patients with Short bowel syndrome and following Jejunoileal bypass resulting in carbohydrate malasorption. Healthy children presenting with Gastroenteritis may also develop Lactic acidosis.

Pre-test Information : No special preparation required

Report Delivery : Daily

LACTATE, PLASMA

Test Code L-003
Test Description **LACTATE, PLASMA
Clinical Category METABOLIC DISORDERS
Sample 2 mL plasma from Sodium Fluoride tube . Separate plasma immediately.
Method/Technology Spectrophotometry
Storage/Temp
Reporting Time DAILY