lactic dehydrogenase


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lactic dehydrogenase

An enzyme that catalyzes the dehydrogenation of l-lactic acid to pyruvic acid. Dehydrogenation involves removing hydrogen atoms, usually two, from a molecule.
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The laboratory tests performed included complete blood count, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, lactic dehydrogenase (LDH), hepatic and renal function tests, serum copper, ferritin, haptoglobin and fibrinogen levels.
Aqueous humor lactic dehydrogenase isoenzyme in Retinoblastoma.
Lactic dehydrogenase was elevated for 9 days while erythrocyte count, sedimentation rate, and serum glucose, amylase, urea, creatinine, bilirubin, calcium, sodium, and potassium remained within reference limits.
Other important laboratory studies include complete blood count--with differential--as well as peripheral smear looking for Sezary cells, lactic dehydrogenase (LDH), liver function tests, and uric acid.
Serum aminotransferases, creatine phosphokinase and lactic dehydrogenase levels were found markedly raised virtually in all cases in whom the tests were performed.
Those with stage IB through stage III should receive a history and physical, chest x-ray, and lactic dehydrogenase (LDH) screen every 3-6 months for 3 years, then every 6-12 months for 2 years, and then annually.
BNP levels directly correlated with age, serum creatinine level, lactic dehydrogenase level, tricuspid regurgitant jet velocity, and pulmonary vascular resistance, and inversely correlated with hemoglobin level, cardiac output, and 6-minute walk distance.
Lab tests for AST, ALT, lactic dehydrogenase, creatine phosphokinase, and aldolase will be abnormal in DMS, but labs for complete blood count, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and C-reactive protein are usually normal.