LIPOPROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS

Mnemonic

MISC

Synonym

Lipid Electro

Specimen Collection Requirements

Patient Preparation

Patient should be fasting 12-15 hours.

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) or plain red top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells. DO NOT FREEZE.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Heparin and frozen samples

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 10 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Testing Information

Performed

Thur

Reported

1-8 days

Method

Qualitative Electrophoresis/Quantitative Enzymatic/Detergent Solubilization

Referral Lab

ARUP (80503)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

83700; 80061

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:20 AM