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LIPA
LIPASE, SERUM

Test Code LIPA 
Test LIPASE, SERUM 
Methodology Colorimetric 
Description Useful for evaluation of patients suspected of having acute pancreatitis and intestinal obstruction. 
Specimen Draw blood in either a serum gel tube or a plain red-top tube. Spin down and separate serum from clot within 2 hours of draw. Send 1.0 mL (0.5 mL minimum) of serum refrigerated. 
MMC Specimen Draw blood in a plasma gel tube. 1.0 mL (0.5 mL minimum) plasma required. 
Reference Values 11 - 63 U/L 
Analytic Time 1 Day- Available STAT 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 83690