This test is used to detect high levels of lactate in the blood, which may suggest hypoxia, which is a lack of oxygen. It also detects the presence of other conditions associated with insufficient clearing of lactate from the blood or excess production of lactate.
Those experiencing symptoms such as rapid breathing, nausea, and sweating; those who may be experiencing sepsis, shock, heart attack, severe congestive heart failure, kidney failure, or uncontrolled diabetes; those who have a known metabolic or mitochondrial disorder.
No special preparation is necessary prior to blood sample collection.
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.