LEPTIN

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.2 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Grossly icteric samples

Methodology
Electrochemiluminescence

Stability
Room Temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 5 weeks

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday, Thursday

Turnaround Time5-8 days
Test CodeLEP
CPT-4 Code (s)
82397
LOINC Codes
21365-2

Warde
Medical
Laboratory