Test Details

Mnemonic

LACPL

Ordering Code

3600036

CPT-4 Code(s)

83605

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Patient should be fasting and at rest. Patient should not do any exercise of the arm or hand before or during collection.

Collect

Gray sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate tube and chill on ice immediately.

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge specimen within 15 minutes of collection. Remove plasma and send 1.0 mL plasma refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Plasma from EDTA, citrate or iodoacetate anticoagulants

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Enzymatic
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Reference Range

0.5 - 2.2 mmol/L
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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