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Lipid Associated Sialic Acid
0080467
Ordering Recommendation

Non-specific tumor marker; may be useful for monitoring patients with various malignant conditions.

Mnemonic
LASA
Methodology
Quantitative Spectrophotometry
Performed
Sat
Reported
1-8 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube. 
Specimen Preparation
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Additional specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Non-frozen specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 month 
Reference Interval
0-20 mg/dL
Interpretive Data


Note
Samples lose up to 25% LASA in 24 hours if left at room temperature.
CPT Code(s)
84275
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0080467Lipid Associated Sialic Acid26845-8
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Aliases
  • LASA