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Test Code LAB WHOLE BLOOD LACTIC ACID ARTERIAL LAB WHOLE BLOOD LACTIC ACID ARTERIAL

Department

Chemistry

Group Components

WHOLE BLOOD LACTIC ACID

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Container

Lithium Heparin (Green Top) or Heparinized Syringe

Special Requirements

Send to the laboratory on ice as soon as possible

Standard Volume

3ml

Minimum Volume

1ml

Pediatric Volume

0.5ml

Method

Amperometric

Ship Temperature

Ship on Ice

Stability Room Temp

N/A

Stability Refrigerated

1 hour

Stability Frozen

N/A

Days Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday