LipoFit by NMR

Abbrev Code:LIPFIT   
Order Code:LAB7074Order Name:LipoFit by NMR
Synonyms:Lipoprotein Particle NMR Profile
Methodology:Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy; Enzymatic/Detergent Solubilization
CPT Codes: 83704 x1, 80061 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 3-6 days.
Special Instructions:Not recommended for cardiovascular assessment in most individuals. Fasting specimen is required.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:8 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:4.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Patient Preparation:12 hour fasting is required.
Causes for Rejection:Plasma or frozen specimens samples collected in a serum separator tube. Non-fasting or lipemic specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Allow to clot at room temperature. Separate serum from cells within 8 hours of collection. Centrifuge and aliquot 4 mL, 2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Stability is 24 hours at room temperature; 1 week refrigerated.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2013716


Reference Range:By report.
Use:Use in appropriate high-risk patients (e.g., Type 2 diabetes mellitus) in whom LDL particle number is being used to guide therapy. Not recommended for cardiovascular disease risk assessment in most individuals.

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