Lipoprotein-associated Phospholipase A2 Activity

Lp-PLA2
TEST CODE
CRA1307
CPT
83698
Expected
Turnaround Time
Within 1 Day
Patient Preparation
-

Specimen Requirements

Specimen
Serum
Volume
1.0 mL / 0.5 mL minimum
Container
SST (preferred) or Red Top Tube
Preparation
Draw blood in gel-barrier tube and centrifuge. If red top is used, remove the serum and place in a transport tube. Label the transport tube with patient identifiers and specimen type.
Stability
Refrigerated, 14 Days
Storage Instructions
Refrigerated

Test Details

Methodology
Rejection Criteria
Received after 14 days refrigerated. Serum not separated from cells. Hemolyzed sample. Improper labeling. Incorrect collection container.

Test Components

Test Code
Test Name
LOINC
300286
Lipoprotein-associated Phospholipase A2 Activity
39804-0

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