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LDH (Lactate Dehydrogenase) Total , Serum Test

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Description - An LDH Test measures the level of LDH in a person’s blood or other body fluid to check for tissue damage. The full form of LDH Test is Lactate Dehydrogenase Test. Lactate dehydrogenase is an enzyme that a person's body utilizes to convert sugar into energy that cells can use to function. Overview of LDH Test Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) is a biomarker for cell and tissue damage in an individual's body. While it is normal to have some Lactate ....Read More

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The results of the LDH Total test reveal the amount of lactate dehydrogenase, sometimes referred to as lactic acid dehydrogenase, in your blood and occasionally other body fluids. LDH is a particular kind of protein that is an enzyme.

To determine whether you have tissue damage is the most typical use of an LDH test. Watch for conditions that lead to tissue injury. Anemia, liver, lung, and a few other infections are among them.

If you have symptoms of anemia, such as fatigue or shortness of breath, your doctor may order an LDH total test. This test measures the levels of LDH in your blood. LDH is a enzyme that is found in all body tissues. High levels of LDH can be a sign of tissue damage or disease.

There are a few things you can do to help lower your LDH total test level.

  • One is to avoid any foods or drinks that contain high levels of sugar. Another is to exercise regularly and maintain a healthy weight.
  • You should also limit your alcohol intake and quit smoking if you smoke.
  • If you have any other medical conditions that may be contributing to your high LDH levels, be sure to speak with your doctor and follow their recommended treatment plan.

Yes, the LDH Total Test is safe.

Most people don't experience any complications from having an LDH total test. However, there are a few precautions you should take before the test:

- Tell your doctor about any medications you're taking, as some can interfere with the results of the test.

- If you have any allergies, be sure to let your doctor know so that they can take appropriate precautions.

- Drink plenty of fluids and avoid strenuous activity prior to the test, as this can increase your LDH levels.

No, fasting is not required for the LDH Total Test.

Yes, home sample collection is available for LDH Total Test. One can simply opt for home collection while booking a test through Max Lab.

The normal range of the LDH (Lactate Dehydrogenase) Test is:

LDH Test Normal Range Sample Age Wise Range
Serum/Plasma   0 - 4 days 290 - 775 U/L
  5 - 10 days 545 - 2000 U/L
  11 days- 24 months 180 - 430 U/L
  2 years - 12 years 110 - 295 U/L
Adult Normal Range
  Male (>12 Years) < 248 U/L
  Female (>12 Years) < 247 U/L



About This Test

An LDH Test measures the level of LDH in a person&rsquo;s blood or other body fluid to check for tissue damage. The full form of LDH Test is Lactate Dehydrogenase Test. When is the LDH Test Prescri
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Queries about this test

#1 LDH test full form

Ans: LDH stands for Lactose Dehydrogenase test.

#2 LDH test in covid

Ans: The elevated LDH level is linked to a higher likelihood of poor clinical prognosis and higher mortality in COVID-19 patients.

#3 LDH test means

Ans: It means that the result of this test reveals the amount of lactic acid in your blood and occasionally other body fluids.

#4 LDH test in hindi

Ans: एक एलडीएच टेस्ट ऊतक क्षति की जांच के लिए किसी व्यक्ति के ब्लड या शरीर के अन्य तरल पदार्थ में एलडीएच के स्तर को मापता है

#5 LDH test in pregnancy

Ans: An indication of preeclampsia during pregnancy is an increase in LDH levels. High blood pressure from this issue increases the consequences for both the mother and the fetus.

#6 LDH test in cancer

Ans: Because of the tissue damage brought on by tumor growth, serum LDH levels also play a crucial role in the diagnosis of cancer.

#7 LDH test in dengue

Ans: In dengue LDH increases because your immunity becomes weak in dengue.

#8 LDH test in anemia

Ans: Anemia is the common cause of high or low LDH levels because it damages the tissue of the body.

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Max Lab is a great lab to get any kind of testing done. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and they take the time to make sure you understand the results. I would highly recommend them for anyone needing any type of laboratory testing


Max Lab's LDH Test is an incredibly detailed and accurate test for tissue damage. With their help, I was able to quickly and easily detect any potential issues in my body and get the necessary treatment. Highly recommend this reliable service


I recently had the chance to use Max Lab's LDH Test and was very impressed with its accuracy. It was easy to use, affordable, and gave me the results I needed quickly. I would highly recommend this test to anyone looking for an easy way to check their levels of LDH in their body fluids

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