LDH

LDH is an acronym which may refer to:

  • Lactate dehydrogenase, an enzyme in a wide range of plants, animals and other organisms; is measured as part of the complete blood test
  • Large diameter hose, a type of fire hose
  • Layered double hydroxides, a class of layered materials composed of positively charged atomic layers and charge balancing anions located in the interlayer region
  • Human Rights League (France) (French: Ligue des droits de l'homme)

Other articles related to "ldh":

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura - Treatment
... No single laboratory test (platelet count, LDH, ADAMTS13 level, or inhibitory factor) is indicative of recovery research protocols have used improvement or normalization of LDH as a measure for ending plasmapheresis ... Measurements of LDH, platelets and schistocytes are used to monitor disease progression or remission ...
Lactate Dehydrogenase - Medical Use
... Tissue breakdown releases LDH, and therefore LDH can be measured as a surrogate for tissue breakdown, e.g ... Other disorders indicated by elevated LDH include cancer, meningitis, encephalitis, acute pancreatitis, and HIV ...
Mantle Cell Lymphoma International Prognostic Index (MIPI)
... four factors found to have independent prognostic relevance age, performance status, LDH, and white blood cell count (WBC) ... than 50 years, ECOG performance status of 0-1, LDH less than 0.67 of the upper limit of normal, or WBC of less than 6,700 cells/mcl 1 point Age 50-59, LDH 0.67-0.99 of the upper limit of normal, or WBC 6,700 to 9,999 ...
Melanoma - Diagnosis - Laboratory
... Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) tests are often used to screen for metastases, although many patients with metastases (even end-stage) have a normal LDH extraordinarily high LDH ... diagnosed with melanoma to have chest X-rays and an LDH test, and in some cases CT, MRI, PET and/or PET/CT scans ...