NAACCR Item #3868: LDH Pre-Orchiectomy Range

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired
3,868 1 NAACCR 2018 18

NAACCR XML: Tumor.ldhPreOrchiectomyRange


Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH) Range identifies the range category of the highest LDH value measured prior to treatment. LDH is a nonspecific marker for testicular cancer that is elevated in some germ cell tumors. This data item refers to the Pre-Orchiectomy range.


LDH (Lactate Dehydrogenase) is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. LDH (Lactate Dehydrogenase) Pre-Orchiectomy Range is used to assign the S Category Clinical and was previously collected as Testis CS SSF# 10.


0Within normal limits
1Less than 1.5 x N (Less than 1.5 times the upper limit of normal for LDH)
21.5 to 10 x N (Between 1.5 and 10 times the upper limit of normal for LDH)
3Greater than 10 x N (Greater than 10 times the upper limit of normal for LDH)
4Pre-Orchiectomy lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) range stated to be elevated
7Test ordered, results not in chart
8Not applicable: Information not collected for this case (If this information is required by your standard setter, use of code 8 may result in an edit error.)
9Not documented in medical record LDH (Lactate Dehydrogenase) Pre-Orchiectomy Range not assessed or unknown if assessed

Each Site-Specific Data Item (SSDI) applies only to selected primary sites, histologies, and years of diagnosis. Depending on applicability and standard-setter requirements, SSDIs may be left blank.