LIPOPROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 2.0 mL serum (1.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Spectrophotometry/Electrophoresis/Visual

Stability
Room Temperature: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Wednesday

Turnaround Time7-10 days
Test CodeLIPE
CPT-4 Code (s)
82465, 83700, 84478
LOINC Codes
Alpha lipoproteins   15121-7  
Beta lipoproteins   15122-5  
Pre Beta lipoproteins   15123-3  
Cholesterol total   2093-3  
Chylomicrons   2121-2  
Triglycerides   2571-8  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory