What is the lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) isoenzymes test?
This test measures the level of the different lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) isoenzymes in the blood. LDH, also known as lactic acid dehydrogenase, is a type of protein, known as an enzyme. LDH plays an important role in making your body's energy. It is found in almost all the body's tissues.
What is it used for?
An LDH isoenzymes test is used to find out the location, type, and severity of tissue damage. This test is recommended during COVID.
What happens during an LDH isoenzymes test?
Our expert phlebotomist will take a blood sample from a vein/fingertip in your arm, using a small needle. After the needle is inserted, a small amount of blood will be collected into a test tube or vial. This usually takes less than two minutes. Book LDH test today at the convenience of your home today with CNC Pathlab.
Will I need to do anything to prepare for the test?
You don't need any special preparations for an LDH isoenzymes test.
What do the results mean?
If your results showed that levels of one or more LDH isoenzymes were not normal, it probably means you have some kind of tissue disease or damage. The type of disease or damage will depend on which LDH isoenzymes had abnormal levels.
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