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A cup of yogurt a day may help keep diabetes away, a new study suggests. But the reduction in risk was relatively small. The study was based on information about the diets of nearly 200,000 health professionals. They were part of three long-term studies. Rese...

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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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