Lipase, Body Fluid


Sunquest Code:FLIPAP  
Epic Code:LAB3475Epic Name:Lipase Fluid
Methodology:Bichromatic rate
CPT Code:83690
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Fluid
Optimal Volume:1.25 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.2 mL


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 1.25 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Indicate specimen source on aliquot container.  Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Fairview Range - FRMC, UMMC-East Bank, Fairview Ridges - FRH, Fairview Northland - FNMC, Fairview Southdale - FSH, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:No reference ranges have been established. This result should be interpreted in the context of the patient's clinical condition and compared to simultaneous measurement in the patient's blood.
Use:Peritoneal fluid: Greater than 10-fold serum upper limit of normal in pancreatitis Pleural fluid: elevated in pancreatitis


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