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Diagnostic Approach for Hyperlactatemia in HIV-Positive Patient

Purpose:

To evaluate an HIV-positive patient for hyperlactatemia using the approach of Marceau et al.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

laboratory tests, options

ICD-10:

B23.8, E87.2

Description:

Marceau et al described the evaluation for an HIV-positive patient with an elevated serum lactic acid level. This can help determine the appropriate management of the patient. The authors are from the University Hospital of Clermont-Ferrand in France.

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