Leptin, Quantitative

Abbrev Code:LEPTIN   
Order Code:LAB6675Order Name:Leptin, Quantitative
Methodology:Chemiluminescent immunoassay
CPT Codes: 83520 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-5 days.

For tests developed and validated by ARUP (previously referred to as Compliance Statement B, C or D). 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:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (gel)
Patient Preparation:Patient should fast overnight prior to collection.
Causes for Rejection:Non-fasting specimens. Icteric or severely hemolyzed specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.2 mL minimum within 2 hours of collection.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at frozen temperature.
Stability:After separation from cells: 24 hours at room temperature; 48 hours refrigerated; 2 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:70263


Reference Range:



0-17 y

Not established

Adult Male

0.5-12.5 ng/mL

Adult Female

0.5-15.2 ng/mL



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