Test Details

Mnemonic

LIPFL

Ordering Code

3619780

CPT-4 Code(s)

83690

Specimen Information

Collect

Biliary/Hepatic, Drain, Pancreatic, Pericardial, Peritoneal/Ascites, Pleural or Synovial fluid
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge fluid to remove cellular material and send 1.0 mL fluid at room temperature in a screw-capped plastic vial.
SPECIMEN SOURCE MUST BE PROVIDED.
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Room temperature
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Rejection Criteria

Specimen types other than those listed, specimens too viscous to analyze
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Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 2 months
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Methodology

Quantitative Enzymatic
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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