Cold and Flu Season Can Be a Monster

Flu & Cold Season Can Be A Monster

Help us protect our patients, families and staff from RSV and the flu by following these visitation restrictions currently in effect.

  • No visitors under the age of 12 are allowed in patient care areas.
  • Please do not visit patients if you are experiencing fever, vomiting, diarrhea or cold or flu-like symptoms.

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Name of Test
Lactic Acid
Alternate Names
Lactate
SoftLab Order Code
LACID
Epic Order Name
LACTIC ACID
Epic Order ID
LAB95
Laboratory
In House
All campuses
Sample Type
Whole Blood
Collection Container
Gray Sodium Flouride on ICE (13x100 tube size preferred, 13x75 accepted)
Collecting Volume
3.0 ml
Minimum Collecting Volume
2.0 ml
Storage or Stability
Refrigerated
Causes For Rejection
If not on ice
Instructions
Collect specimen and immediately place in ice bath. Deliver to laboratory within 20 minutes of collection
 
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