Ordering Recommendation

Refer to aruplab.com/bodyfluids for clinical indications and interpretive information.

Mnemonic

LIP FL

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

Biliary/Hepatic, Drain, Pancreatic, Pericardial, Peritoneal/Ascites, Pleural or Synovial fluid.

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge to remove cellular material. Transfer 1 mL body fluid to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Room temperature.

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimen types other than those listed. Specimens too viscous to be aspirated by instrument.

Remarks

Specimen source must be provided.

Stability

Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 2 months

Reference Interval

Interpretive Data

For information on body fluid reference ranges and/or interpretive guidance visit https://aruplab.com/bodyfluids/

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

83690

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0020715 Lipase, Fluid 15212-4
2013057 Lipase Fluid Source 31208-2
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Aliases

Lipase, Fluid