CONTENT AND TOOLS FROM THE FACULTY OF HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL

Harvard Reviews of Health News

No matter how well they control their blood sugar, people with type 1 diabetes have at least twice the normal risk of early death, a new study finds. The study included 34,000 people with type 1 diabetes. They were compared with nearly 170,000 non-diabetics. ...

New Content

Sample Videos

Watch our "Ask Harvard Medical School" Videos

Watch a Sample.

License this content today!

Author:

Contact Us

Inquire about licensing our health information content.

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
Copyright Harvard Health Publications