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Lipoprotein (a), serum

CPT Code

83695

Specimen Requirements

1 mL serum; Fasting is recommended

Collection Container/Tube

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

Transport Container/Tube

Clear plastic seru/plasma transfer vial

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.5 mL Serum

Rejection Criteria

None

Stability Information

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year
37°C/99°F: 7 days

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric

Turnaround Time

5 - 7 days

Reference Intervals

Sex Age
Both 1-199 years <30 mg/dL