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Test ID BLOD1276 D-Lactate, Plasma

Reporting Name

D-Lactate, P

Useful For

An adjunct to urine D-lactate (preferred), in the diagnosis of D-lactate acidosis

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Plasma NaFl-KOx

Necessary Information

For L-lactate (lactic acid), order LAA / Lactate, Plasma

Specimen Required

Collection Container/Tube: Grey top (potassium oxalate/sodium fluoride) (T275)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Spin down and immediately freeze specimen.

Additional Information: For L-lactate (lactic acid), order LLA / Lactate, Plasma.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.55 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma NaFl-KOx Frozen (preferred) 365 days
  Ambient  7 days
  Refrigerated  7 days

Reference Values

0.0-0.25 mmol/L

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed


Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
DLAC D-Lactate, P 14045-9


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
8878 D-Lactate, P 14045-9

Analytic Time

4 days

Reject Due To


Mild OK; Gross OK


Mild OK; Gross OK


Mild OK; Gross OK



Method Name


Testing Algorithm

DLAU / D-Lactate, Urine is the preferred specimen for D-lactate determinations.