Lactic acid is the endproduct of the anaerobic metabolism of glucose. The blood lactic acid concentration is affected by its production in muscle cells and erythrocytes and its rate of metabolism in the liver. During exercise, blood lactate can increase up to ten times of normal levels.
A significant deviation from the normal range may require further evaluation by your physician.
Alternative Names(s): Lactate; Plasma Lactate.
Lactate; Plasma Lactate.
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