Test Catalog

Test ID: LD    
Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD), Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Investigation of a variety of diseases involving the heart, liver, muscle, kidney, lung, and blood


Monitoring changes in tumor burden after chemotherapy, although, lactate dehydrogenase elevations in patients with cancer are too erratic to be of use in the diagnosis of cancer

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Laboratory Screening Tests for Suspected Multiple Myeloma in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Photometric Rate

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD), S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

LD (Lactate Dehydrogenase)
LDH (Lactate Dehydrogenase)