Doctor's Data Inc

Leptin; serum

CPT Code

83520

Specimen Requirements

1 mL serum

Collection Container/Tube

Red-top tube (no-additive) Alternative: Serum gel-separator tube

Transport Container/Tube

Clear plastic serum/plasma transfer vial

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Stability Information

Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 30 days
37°C/99°F: 4 days

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay

Turnaround Time

1 - 3 days

Reference Intervals

Sex Age
Female 0-11 years 1.8-20 ng/mL
Female 12-17 years 2.8-30 ng/mL
Female 18-199 years 4-39 ng/mL
Male 0-11 years 1.5-18 ng/mL
Male 12-199 years 1.8-20 ng/mL