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Test Code 2693 Lipase, Plasma

Performing Laboratory

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Laboratory

Methodology

Enzymatic/Colorimetric

Literature Reference:

Package insert: Lipase LIPC reagent. Roche Corporation, 7/2013.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Plasma
Container/Tube: Mint-green top (lithium heparin)
Specimen Volume: Full tube

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday
Turnaround Time:
STAT: 1 hour after receipt in laboratory
Routine: 2 to 4 hours after receipt in laboratory

Reference Values

10 - 99 Units/L

Critical Result (automatic call-back): ≥600 Units/L

 

Literature Reference

Tietz, Burtis CA, Ashwood ER, Bruns DE eds: Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics 5th ed: Chapter 51, p. 1695, Elsevier, St. Louis, MO 2012.

Test Classification and CPT Coding

83690

Additional Information

For BJH Laboratory Use Only
Alternate Tube:

1 dark green-top (lithium heparin) tube
1 red-top tube
Analyte Stability:

See Analyte Stability Chart in Special Instructions.

Laboratory Processing Instructions:

Test performed in BJH Core Lab.  Processed by automated line for delivery to the Cobas 8000.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient

Special Instructions

LOINC Code Information

Name LOINC Code
Lipase 3040-3