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BCH Order Code LAB730 Lactic Acid, Venous

Performing Laboratory

Boulder Community Health

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Dark, green-top (sodium
heparin) tube(s)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL of whole blood

Collection Instructions: Immediately place on
wet ice.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Specimens should be sent to the laboratory on wet ice.

Reference Values

0.7-2.1 mmol/L

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding