Blood test at home | Medical Laboratory | Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD/LDH)

Contact us at 514 975-5226 for a blood test at home for the purpose of evaluating yourLactate Dehydrogenase (LD/LDH).

Test Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD/LDH)
Description

LDH is an enzyme present in small amounts in the cells of the human body tissues and in the blood.

This test serves as a marker for cell lesions. Helps localizing the tissue damage and could indicate the affected organ or cells (isoenzymes LDH).

A test generally required in conjunction with other blood tests.

Testing moment

No fasting needed. Exercise should be avoided prior to sampling.

Low values causes
  • Vitamin C in a large amount
High values causes
  • Efforts or intense exercises
  • Tissue damages
  • Myocardial infarction
  • CVA
  • Hepatic diseases
  • Renal diseases
  • Pancreatitis
  • Certain types of cancer
  • Etc.
Notes

Complementary tests : creatine kinase, CK-MB et troponin.

To make an appointment for a blood test at home in order to assess your Lactate Dehydrogenase level (LD/LDH), Call 514 975-5226 .

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