Lipase, Plasma or Serum

Test Code
LIPASE - NOCO


CPT Codes
83690

Preferred Specimen
1 mL Plasma Green top (Lithium Heparin)


Minimum Volume
0.5 mL


Other Acceptable Specimens
1 mL serum from SST or Red Top


Specimen Stability
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma Li Hep Refrigerated 7 days
Serum SST Refrigerated 7 days
Red Top – Separated* Refrigerated 7 days
 
*Centrifuge and aliquot into a plastic vial.
 


Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Gross hemolysis


Methodology
Bichromatic Rate

Setup Schedule
Monday through Sunday; Continuously


Report Available
Same day


Reference Range
Summit View
73-393 U/L

NCMC, MMC & BFCMC
16 - 63 IU/L


Performing Laboratory
Banner Fort Collins Medical Center Laboratory
Mckee Medical Center Laboratory
North Colorado Medical Center Laboratory
Summit View Laboratory
Sterling Regional Medical Center
East Morgan County Hospital



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.