At what plasma lactate level is lactic acidosis diagnosed?

Updated: Oct 10, 2018
  • Author: Christie P Thomas, MBBS, FRCP, FASN, FAHA; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Answer

Lactic acidosis is considered present if the plasma lactate level exceeds 4-5 mEq/L in an acidemic patient.


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