Acid Lipase


Sunquest Code:ACDL  
Epic Code:LAB3003Epic Name:Acid Lipase
Synonyms:Cholesterol Ester Storage Disease; Wolman's Disease; LAL
Methodology:Enzyme activity
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur by 1300; results are reported within 8-10 days.
Special Instructions:
A clinical history of the case must accompany the sample including:
  • Patient's full name, date of birth, home address and patient identification number(s)
  • Name of referring physician and contact information


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:8 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.0 mL
Container:Green (sodium heparin, no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Specimen clotted.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Whole blood.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature Mon-Thur only. Sample must arrive within 24 hours of collection.
Stability:Lyosomal Disease Testing Lab Jefferson Medical College Dept of Neurology 1020 Locust Street, Room 394 Philadelphia, PA 19107-5541 Attn: Dr. Wenger (215-955-4923)
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Jefferson Medical College-Lysosomal Disease Testing Lab)


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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