It increases at 12 hours and peaks at 24-48 hours. A very high level thus indicates acute myocardial infarction. Greater than a 50 times increase in LDH-1 and LDH-2 indicates megaloblastic anemia.
How quickly can LDH levels change?
About the Author: Dr. Karishma Shinde
Dr. Karishma Shinde, B.H.M.S (MUHS Nashik) PGD, EMS (RHC Pune and the Director of Sunrise diagnostics Centre along with her team works with a vision of rendering care for the happiness of humankind and freedom from illness.