What is a Lactic Acid Test?
The Lactic Acid measures the blood level of Lactic Acid, or Lactate.
Why is a Lactic Acid Test important?
Lactic acid is produced by muscle as a product of anaerobic glucose metabolism. Elevated levels can occur during exercise and in other physiological stress states.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This Lactic Acid Test is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.