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Young adults with even slightly above-normal blood pressure may be more likely to have heart problems later, a new study suggests. The study focused on nearly 2,500 men and women. They were 18 to 30 years old when the study began. Researchers kept track of th...

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Lab Test Interpreter


Blood Test for LDH

LDH is used by doctors to get information about two different lung problems, pneumonia and pleural effusion (fluid under the lung).

 

Do you have one of these problems?

I have a pleural effusion (fluid under the lung)

I have pneumonia

I don't have either of these conditions

Date Last Reviewed: 9/24/2010
Date Last Modified: 9/24/2010
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