Lipid Associated Sialic Acid
0080467
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
LASA
Methodology
Quantitative Spectrophotometry
Performed
Sat
Reported
1-8 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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 Name
0080467Lipid Associated Sialic Acid
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Cross References
  • LASA