Lipase


Sunquest Code:LIPA  
Epic Code:LAB99Epic Name:Lipase
Methodology:Bichromatic rate
St Johns/St Joseph/Woodwinds: Quinone dye
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2.5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Green (lithium heparin, gel), St Johns/St Joseph/Woodwinds-Green (lithium heparin, no gel) (Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Red (no gel), Red or gold (gel), St Johns/St Joseph/Woodwinds - Red (no gel))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1.25 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Stability: Room temperature or refrigerated temperature - 7 days; frozen - 1 year.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (University of Minnesota Health Maple Grove Clinics, Range, UMMC-East Bank, Lakes, Ridges, Northland, Southdale, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, M Health Clinic and Surgery Center, Grand Itasca, St. Joseph's, St. John's, Woodwinds)


Interpretive

Reference Range:
Site Age U/L
Grand Itasca All 11-82
St Johns/St Joseph/Woodwinds All 0-52
All other sites 0-18 y 0-194
All other sites 19 y & older 73-393
 
Use:Evaluate pancreatitis.


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