NMR LIPOPROFILE®

Mnemonic

<b><span style='color:red'><u>MISC</span></u></b>

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum or Plasma, two 5 mL lavender (EDTA) or one black (LipoScience serum separator) top tubes. Also acceptable: Plain red top tube (no SST).

Handling

Separate plasma or serum from cells. Centrifuge LipoScience serum separator tube and send the entire tube. CRITICAL Refrigerated.

Preferred Volume

4 mL

Minimum Volume

2.0 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Specimens draw in gold or red serum separator tubes or specimens more than 10 days old.

Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 10 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Testing Information

Performed

Varies

Method

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

Referral Lab

LipoScience

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

83704

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:24 AM