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Lactic Acid Dehydrogenase (LD)

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Lactic Acid Dehydrogenase (LD)
Laboratory: LabCorp
Lactic Acid Dehydrogenase (LD)
Laboratory: Quest Diagnostics

The Lactic Acid Dehydrogenase (LD) test may be used to evaluate or indicate the presence of tissue or cellular damage. When cells are destroyed the enzyme, LD is released into the blood stream. the level of LD may rise in the body due to other conditions such as meningitis, certain types of cancer, as well as the accumulation of fluid in certain parts of the body. This test is commonly ordered with the Complete Metabolic Panel and other Liver function tests.

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(Note: A $10 laboratory fee is added to your total when you purchase one or more blood tests.)

2. Visit a Lab

After purchasing your testing you will receive an email with your lab requisition.  Bring this form to the laboratory.

NOTE: Be sure to visit the appropriate laboratory! 

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If you choose Quest Diagnostics only visit a Quest location!

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No appointment is needed, but making one can minimize your wait time. 

If you have selected the option to have an At Home Test Kit delivered to you, you will receive your test kit in the mail within 5 to 7 business days. (Not all tests are available as At Home Test Kits.)

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