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Lactate dehydrogenase

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry


  • Gel/clotted (yellow/red top)

Add-on requests are accepted up to 24 hours post sampling


Turnaround Time:

Within 24 hours


Marker of tissue damage/haemolytic anaemia

Reference ranges:

Age range Reference range (U/L)
All ages/sexes 115 - 235

Derived from Siemens Instructions for Use - May 2016

Results outside the reference range do not necessarily indicate disease. Similarly, results within the reference range do not preclude abnormality. Please contact the Duty Biochemist for discussion of individual patient results.

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For more information, please see the following: LDH - Lab Tests Online