Lactate (Plasma)

Code

LACT

Sample Reqs

G [16]

Turnaround

1 day

Special instructions

[16] Lactate. Sample: Fluoride oxalate plasma only. On ice and separate from cells 15-30 mins, analyse promptly. Handle with care as sweat contains large amounts of lactate. No tourniquet. Patient: Rest 30 mins prior to test.



Sample type guide

G

Grey Vacutainer, Fluoride oxalate anticoagulant, 2ml/4ml

See the Sample Requirements page for an explanation of all the sample requirements.

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Last-updated: 18/12/20

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