Lipase

Test Code
LIPAS

Preferred Specimen
1 mL Serum or Plasma (lithium or sodium heparin)

Instructions
"Specimens should be free of particulate matter. Bacterial contamination of the specimen may cause increased lipase values.
Testing Frequency: Performed as ordered"

Transport Container
PST, Plasma Separator

Transport Temperature
Refrigerate

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Stability: 24hrs Room Temp; 7days Refrigerated

Methodology
Biochromatic kinetic

Reference Range
"M Up to 90 Days 145 - 174 U/L
M Up to 12 Months 146 - 178 U/L
M Up to 2 Years 147 - 193 U/L
M Up to 7 Years 147 - 209 U/L
M Up to 11 Years 145 - 209 U/L
M Up to 18 Years 145 - 216 U/L
M Up to 999 Years 73 - 393 U/L
F Up to 90 Days 145 - 174 U/L
F Up to 12 Months 144 - 190 U/L
F Up to 2 Years 147 - 199 U/L
F Up to 7 Years 145 - 199 U/L
F Up to 11 Years 146 - 199 U/L
F Up to 15 Years 145 - 211 U/L
F Up to 18 Years 145 - 226 U/L
F Up to 999 Years 73 - 393 U/L"



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.