LDH (Lactate Dehydrogenase) Pretreatment Level
This input is used for staging
Notes**Note 1:** Use the reference ranges from your lab to determine if LDH is normal. **Note 2:** Record this data item based on a blood test performed at diagnosis (pre-treatment). In the absence of the lab test, a physician’s statement of the exact value or interpretation can be used. Use the highest value available. **Note 3:** If there is no mention of the LDH, code 9.
NAACCR ItemNAACCR #3869
|0||Normal LDH level Low, below normal|
|1||Above normal LDH level; High|
|7||Test ordered, results not in chart|
|9||Not documented in medical record Serum LDH (Lactate Dehydrogenase) Pretreatment Level not assessed or unknown if assessed|