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Lactic acid (lactate)
Lab code: PLACT
 
Test Synonyms:
Lactic acid; Lactate
 
Lab:
Core Lab
Inpatient Req:
Core Lab (#84927)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
Gray 2 ml on ice
Requires Gray top. Send specimen to lab immediately ON ICE
Result Time:
2 hours   Cost: $$
Reference Interval:
0.5-2.2 mmol/L  
Neonatal/Pediatric:
Minimum Volume: 1.0 ml
Neonatal/Pediatric tube: Gray on ICE