Lipase, Serum or Plasma
0020014
Ordering Recommendation
Submit With Order
Mnemonic
LIP
Methodology
Quantitative Enzymatic
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plasma separator tube or serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Allow serum tube to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Body Fluids (refer to Lipase, Fluid, ARUP test code 0020715). Specimens collected in EDTA, oxalate/fluoride or citrate, or in tubes with glycerol lubricated stoppers.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 year  
Reference Interval
By report (reports may vary based on instrumentation).
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
83690
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0020014Lipase, Serum or Plasma
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