DLAU - Specimen: D-Lactate, Urine

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: DLAU    
D-Lactate, Urine

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Urine

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL urine tube (Supply T068)

Specimen Volume: 2.5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a timed or random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.

3. Immediately freeze specimen.

Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

0.5 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperatures are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
UrineFrozen (preferred)365 days
 Refrigerated 7 days
 Ambient 72 hours