Leptin, Quantitative


Sunquest Code:LEPTIN  
Epic Code:LAB6675Epic Name:Leptin, Quantitative
Methodology:Chemiluminescent immunoassay
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-5 days.
Compliance:

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

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (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


Interpretive

Reference Range:

Age

 

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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