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Overview

LDH is widely distributed and high activities are found in the heart, liver, skeletal muscle, kidney and erythrocytes, whereas lesser amounts are found in the lung, smooth muscle and brain. LDH plays an important role in body's energy.

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Summary Price Of LDH

We are a trusted lab, offering LDH with a transparent pricing structure.

The cost of LDH in India varies as per the city in India.

The average price of LDH ranges from ₹210 to ₹575.

The price for the test in the following cities is:

  • Chennai: ₹360
  • Delhi: ₹330
  • Mumbai: ₹415
  • Pune: ₹550

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Frequently Asked Questions

LDH test is done as a biochemical indicator to analyse cell injury to the following: liver, lung and also in infection and anaemia
Test can also be used for cancer prognosis - levels of LDH can help estimate tumour burden

This test measures LDH levels in blood

This test requires a blood sample. A tourniquet (elastic) band is placed tightly on the upper arm. The patient is then asked to make a fist. This helps in the build-up of blood filling the veins. The skin is disinfected before needle insertion and the blood sample is collected in vacutainer.

Very high LDH are seen in: 
Marked elevation seen in megaloblastic anaemia, pernicious anaemia, Hodgkin's disease, lung and abdominal cancers
High LDH levels are seen in:
Kidney disease, liver disease, muscle injury, heart attack, pancreatitis, leukaemia, pulmonary infarction, haemolytic anaemia, infectious mononucleosis, sepsis
In rare cases high LDH levels alone may point towards pulmonary embolism

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