Lactate / Pyruvate, Filtrate

Last Modified: 9/9/2020 8:56:10 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:

Fasting is required

Specimen Requirements: 4.0 mL Supernatant plasma fluid from a Grey Top Tube - Na Flouride K+
Collection Instructions: 4 mL blood collected in a sodium fluoride (gray-top) tube, 
drawn from fasting patient without the use of tourniquet
immediately mixed with 4 mL ice-cold 7%-8% (w/v) perchloric acid. 
Let mixture stand for 10 minutes and centrifuge. 
Submit supernatant fluid for testing
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL Plasma
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 3 hours Ambient
48 hours Refrigerated
30 days Frozen
Rejection Criteria: Received Ambient
Reference Range:
Lactic Acid 9.0-16.0 mg/dL
Pyruvic Acid 0.30-1.50 mg/dL
Lactate/Pyruvate Ratio 10-20
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Enzymatic
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 1 to 2 days
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code: MISC
Send Out Test Code: 553011 [11296X]
Alternate Test Names: Lactate/Pyruvate; Lactate/Pyruvate, Ratio
Included Tests: Lactic Acid, Filtrate; Pyruvic Acid (Pyruvate) Blood
CPT Coding: 83605, 84210

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