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Sample Type: SERUM
LDH is an enzyme protein that is found in most body cells. LDH is often measured to check for cell or tissue damage, of which it is a general indicator. It may also be used to detect and monitor conditions such as hemolytic anaemia, megaloblastic anaemia, severe infections, and some types of cancers such as germ cell tumors and neuroblastoma.
Test is performed on a blood sample. No preparation is needed. Inform your doctor about all the medicines, vitamins, nutritional supplements, herbal or ayurvedic preparations, and homeopathic medicines you are taking