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Phospholipids, Serum or Plasma
0020042
Ordering Recommendation

Useful in the evaluation of liver disease, particularly obstructive jaundice.

Mnemonic
LIP-P
Methodology
Quantitative Spectrophotometry
Performed
Mon, Wed, Fri
Reported
1-4 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Patient should fast for 12 hours prior to collection. 
Collect
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), or green (sodium or lithium heparin). 
Specimen Preparation
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month 
Reference Interval
160-300 mg/dL
Interpretive Data


Compliance Statement D: This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0020042Phospholipids2568-4
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