LACTIC ACID VENOUS (LA)
: Enzymatic Hydrolysis
: 0-150 yrs: 0.5 - 2.2 mEq/L
: Grey top- Sodium fluoride
: Venous blood
: 2 mL Whole blood
: 0.3 mL whole blood
: Transported to lab on ice
: <3 days @ 2-8 degrees C; 6 months @ -20 degrees C
Reasons for Rejection
: Gross hemolysis
: Deliver to lab on ice
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