LDH - lactate dehydrogenase


Raised in recent myocardial infarction, commencing at 10 - 12 hours peaking at 48-72 hours and persisting 5 to 10 days. Also raised in megaloblastic anaemia and in heamolysis, liver disease, muscle disease, malignancy and lung disease (especially pulmonary embolism and pneumocystis pnemonia).

Included in Profiles:

Health Risk Profile

Sample Requirements:

Gold (SST)

Postal Samples Acceptable:


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