Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE ISOENZYME PANEL

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2593         Geisinger Epic ID: 18742

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL aliquot of serum
Special notes:
Specimens cannot be shared.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge serum specimens within 1 hour of collection, transfer serum to a clean, plastic, screw-capped vial(s) and transport at room temperature to the laboratory. Specimens cannot be shared. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: Unacceptable. Frozen: Unacceptable.
Rejection criteria:
Hemolysis. Frozen or refrigerated specimen.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
83615, 83625
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD) Isoenzymes
Methodology:
Electrophoresis
Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Synonyms:
LDHISO, Quest test code 4411
Clinical significance:
Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD) is an enzyme that is present in many different organs and tissues. LD Isoenzymes (LDI) are useful in distinguishing the different isoenzymes expressed differentially in tissues and organs, e.g., cardiac muscle, skeletal muscle, and liver.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Setup: Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Report available: Same day.    
Performed stat? No
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