Lactate Dehydrogenase - LDH Test

This test measures the level of lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) in your blood.




This test measures the level of lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) in your blood.



This test measures the level of lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) in your blood. LDH is present in almost all body tissues and the blood level may be elevated if there has been damage to these tissues.

In an adult, the blood sample is taken from a vein in the arm.

  • Some medications can interfere with the test. Ask your healthcare provider if you need to stop taking any medications before the test.
  • Do not stop taking any medication unless your healthcare provider tells you to do so.

What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?

  • Is there any special preparation for the test? (If so, get clear instructions on what you need to do.)
  • What is the reason for the test? Will the test results change my treatment plan? If not, do I need the test?

Source UHC.com

Also known as:

Vitamin B-12
LDH Blood Test
Lactate Dehydrogenase - LDH Test
Laboratory Work
B-12 Test
Anemia


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