Test Details

Mnemonic

LPLA2

Ordering Code

3433620

CPT-4 Code(s)

83698

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 4 hours of collection and send 1.0 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis, moderate to gross lipemia, moderate to gross icterus.

Stability

Room temperature: 28 days
Refrigerated: 28 days
Frozen (-20°C): 43 days
Frozen (-70°C): 90 days

Methodology

Enzymatic Assay
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Reference Range

Females: 50 - 133 nmol/min/mL
Males: 70 - 153 nmol/min/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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