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.
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 Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

84311

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0020042 Phospholipids 2568-4
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Aliases
Phospholipids, Serum or Plasma